Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer, immigrates to America in 1920 with dreams of building a better life for his beloved family. One day, while working at his factory job, he falls into a vat of pickles and is brined for 100 years. The brine preserves him perfectly and when he emerges in present day Brooklyn, he finds that he hasn’t aged a day. But when he seeks out his family, he is troubled to learn that his only surviving relative is his great grandson, Ben Greenbaum, a mild-mannered computer coder whom Herschel can’t even begin to understand.

Starring Seth Rogen,Sarah Snook and Jorma Taccone, the film is released August 6 on HBO Max in the US, with a UK release date via Sky to be confirmed.

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