BOSTON (CBS) – While much of the world is still buzzing about the Oscars, Hollywood was making a splash in the Hub with the Boston premiere of a new film.

At its core, “Salmon Fishing In The Yemen” is about making something seemingly impossible, a reality.

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WBZ-TV’s Lisa Hughes spoke with actress Emily Blunt about the film and experience she calls “magical.”

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“I think it’s a really uplifting film,” says Blunt.

The film starts with a dream. In the name of peace, a rich, Middle-Eastern sheik wants to introduce fishing to his homeland. It’s up to Harriett who works for him, played by Emily Blunt, to get Britain’s foremost expert to join the project; A hard-sell to say the least.

“She’s all goodness this character,” says Blunt. “I don’t know if I’ve played someone who exudes that kind of warmth and tenacity before.”

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Hundreds of people turned out for the Boston premiere. While the film doesn’t open for weeks, the crowd at Loews Boston Common cinema got a first look at the chemistry between Blunt and co-star Ewan McGregor. The film was shot in and around London, in Scotland and in Morocco.