Salmon Fishing in the Yemen 2011

Lasse Hallström

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Runtime: 2 hours




  • Colin Kilkelly Journalist
  • James Cutting Journalist
  • Hugh Simon Brian Fleet
  • Steven Blake Cabinet Member
  • Waleed Akhtar Essad
  • Amr Waked Sheikh Muhammed
  • Emily Blunt Harriet
  • Catherine Steadman Ashley
  • Tom Mison Capt. Robert Mayers
  • Ewan McGregor Dr. Alfred Jones
  • Rachael Stirling Mary Jones
  • Kristin Scott Thomas Patricia Maxwell
  • Tom Beard Peter Maxwell
  • Jill Baker Betty Burnside
  • Conleth Hill Bernard Sugden
  • Alex Taylor-McDowall Edward Maxwell
  • Matilda White Abby Maxwell
  • Otto Farrant Joshua Maxwell
  • Hamish Gray Malcolm
  • Clive Wood Tom Price-Williams
  • Nayef Rashed Rebel Leader
  • Peter Wight Tory Grandee - Angus Butler


  • Paul Torday
  • Simon Beaufoy


  • Paul Webster
  • Tori Parry
  • Jamie Laurenson
  • Zygi Kamasa
  • Paula Jalfon
  • Victor Hadida
  • Samuel Hadida
  • Stephen Garrett
  • Nicky Kentish Barnes
  • Guy Avshalom
  • Zakaria Alaoui