Salmon Fishing in the Yemen | Indy Week

You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

 

Rated PG-13 · 112 min. · 2012

Comedy


This might be the gentlest movie ever made that involves a political scandal, an eccentric sheik, an M.I.A. soldier and a slow-burning romance between two people as attractive as Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt. Director Lasse Hallström's ability to make a watchable movie out of something so edgeless and predictable is a dubious achievement at best, but he is good at it. For a movie so obviously structured around a single uplifting outcome, his ability to keep the gears from creaking is almost masterful.


See our full review: A metaphor that's all too easy to follow in <i>Salmon Fishing in the Yemen</i>

A metaphor that's all too easy to follow in Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

The only way to appreciate this movie about going against the current is to value how effortlessly it flows in exactly the direction you'd expect. »

Official Site: www.fishingintheyemen.com
Director: Lasse Hallström
Writer: Paul Torday and Simon Beaufoy
Producer: Paul Webster
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked

Trailer

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

© 2017 Indy Week • 320 E. Chapel Hill St., Suite 200, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation