PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Ewan McGregor had to learn the art of fly fishing for his role as Dr. Alfred Jones.
Dr. Alfred Jones:
When things get tricky in my life, I talk to my fish.
Towards the end of the film, a massive release of water washes out the encampment beside the salmon farm, debris is scattered round the film set alongside puddles yet there are still lit camp fires burning with well established embers, and small props such as lanterns which presumably would have been washed away with the deluge.
English, Arabic, Mandarin
$225,894 (USA) (11 March 2012)
$9,025,107 (USA) (3 June 2012)