Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (12A)

salmon fishing in the yemen

From the archive

This film was last shown on 7 June 2012

A charming adaptation of Paul Torday’s bestselling novel about Fred Jones, a fisheries expert working for the British government. When he’s approached by Harriet with a plan to introduce salmon into the waterways of Yemen for sport fishing, Fred laughs off the scheme, claiming it impossible. As they work together, Fred grows closer to Harriet and despite many obstacles, their relationship affords a sense of hope for two lonely individuals.


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Lasse Hallström
120 mins
Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Kristin Scott Thomas


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