Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Screened in December 2012
Director: Lasse Hallström. Cast: Emily Blunt, Ewan McGregor, Amr Waked, Tom Mison, Rachael Stirling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Conleth Hill, Waleed Akhtar, Nayef Rashed, Hugh Simon, Hamish Gray, Clive Wood, Steven Blake. Screenplay: Simon Beaufoy (based on the novel by Paul Torday).
Twitter Capsule: Chemistry aces McGregor and Blunt work well together, but script, score, images flood with banalities.

Photo © 2011 UK Film Council/BBC Films,
© 2012 CBS Films
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D+

Golden Globe Nominations:
Best Picture (Musical/Comedy)
Best Actress (Musical/Comedy): Emily Blunt
Best Actor (Musical/Comedy): Ewan McGregor

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