Salmon Fishing in the Yemen 8 years old

Make the Improbable Possible

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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.


Emily Blunt
Emily Blunt

Harriet Chetwode-Talbot

Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas

Patricia Maxwell

Ewan McGregor
Ewan McGregor

Dr. Alfred Jones

Conleth Hill
Conleth Hill

Bernard Sugden

Tom Mison
Tom Mison

Capt. Robert Mayers

Rachael Stirling
Rachael Stirling

Mary Jones

All Cast

Name Character
Amr Waked He was 38, now 47 years old as Sheikh Muhammad
Ewan McGregor He was 40, now 49 years old as Dr. Alfred Jones
Emily Blunt She was 29, now 38 years old as Harriet Chetwode-Talbot
Kristin Scott Thomas She was 51, now 60 years old as Patricia Maxwell
Peter Wight He was 62, now 71 years old as Tory Grandee - Angus Butler
Rachael Stirling She was 34, now 43 years old as Mary Jones
Jill Baker She was 60, now 69 years old as Betty
Tom Mison He was 29, now 38 years old as Capt. Robert Mayers
Conleth Hill He was 47, now 56 years old as Bernard Sugden
Tom Beard He was 46, 50 years old when he died as Peter Maxwell
Catherine Steadman She was 25, now 34 years old as Ashley
Alex Taylor-McDowall as Edward Maxwell


Name Department
Samuel Hadida as Co-Executive Producer. He was 58 (64) years old when He died Production
Zygi Kamasa as Executive Producer. He was 42 (now 51) years old Production
Fiona Weir as Casting. She was 43 (now 52) years old Production
Lisa Gunning as Editor. She was 39 (now 48) years old Editing
Victor Hadida as Co-Executive Producer. Production
Julian Day as Costume Design. Costume & Make-Up
Terry Stacey as Director of Photography. He was 49 (now 58) years old Camera
Jamie Laurenson as Executive Producer. Production
Nicky Kentish Barnes as Co-Producer. Production
Simon Beaufoy as Screenplay. He was 45 (now 54) years old Writing
Michael Carlin as Production Design. Art
Paul Webster as Producer. He was 59 (now 68) years old Production
Stephen Garrett as Executive Producer. Production
Paul Torday as Novel. He was 66 (67) years old when He died Writing
Rebecca Alleway as Set Decoration. She was 12 (now 21) years old Art
Paula Jalfon as Executive Producer. Production
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen poster
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (8 years)

Make the Improbable Possible

  • Release day: Friday, March 09, 2012
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Revenue: 34564651.00