An American Pickle

UK 12A Certificate
In cinemas
August 7, 2020
Buy it from
December 7, 2020
Director
Runtime
1 Hour 30 Minutes
Genre
Comedy
Language
English
From Warner Bros.
infrequent strong language, discrimination, moderate comic violence

Herschel Greenbaum, a struggling laborer who immigrates to America in 1919 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.

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January 31, 2021

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