Ewan McGregor (Beginners) and Emily Blunt (The Adjustment Bureau) star alongside OscarÂ©-nominee Kristin Scott Thomas (I've Loved You So Long) and Amr Waked (Syriana) in this extraordinary, beguiling tale of fly-fishing and political spinning, of unexpected heroism and late-blooming love and of an attempt to prove the impossible, possible. Directed by OscarÂ©-nominee Lasse HallstrÃ¶m (Chocolat) and written by OscarÂ©-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire), this feature film is based on Paul Torday's acclaimed novel about a scientist who looks to fulfills a sheikh's dream of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to his homeland in Yemen. It is produced by Paul Webster (The Motorcycle Diaries) and executive produced by Jamie Laurenson, Stephen Garrett, Paula Jalfon, Zygi Kamasa and Guy Avshalom. 2011 Yemen Distributions Ltd., BBC and The British Film Institute. All Rights Reserved.