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An American Pickle starring Seth Rogen to go on Sky Cinema next week

Comedy based on the 2013 short story, Sell Out, by Simon Rich, revolves around a man preserved in brine for 100 years - who has to rebuild his life in the 21st century

An American Pickle
An American Pickle

Seth Rogen finds himself having a brine old time in time-travelling comedy, An American Pickle, which arrives on Sky Cinema next week.

Directed by Brandon Trost and based on the 2013 short story, Sell Out, by Simon Rich, this tangy comedy revolves around Herschel Greenbaum (Rogen), a struggling labourer who immigrates to America in 1919 and dreams of building a better life for his family. 

But, one day, while working in a factory, he falls into a huge vat of pickles and is preserved in brine for 100 years, until finally emerging, alive and now in present-day Brooklyn.  

He must piece together a new life, as he finds himself in a time he doesn’t recognise and without any relatives alive except Ben, his computer programmer great-grandson. 

An American Pickle is available from Friday, 30 April, on Sky Cinema and Now TV.

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