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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

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Original title
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Running time
111 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Simon Beaufoy (Novel: Paul Torday)
Dario Marianelli
Terry Stacey
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BBC Films / Kudos Film and Television / Lionsgate
Drama. Romance. Comedy | Fishing
Synopsis / Plot
The story of Dr. Alfred Jones (Ewan McGregor), a fisheries scientist - for whom diary -notable events include the acquisition of a new electric toothbrush and getting his article on caddies fly larvae published in 'Trout and Salmon' - who finds himself reluctantly involved in a project to bring salmon fishing to the Highlands of the Yemen - a project that will change his life, and the course of British political history forever.
2012: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations: Best Comedy, Actor & Actress Comedy
2012: European Film Awards: Nominated for Audience Award (Best European Film)
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