A simple Jewish man named Herschel Greenbaum works in a pickle factory in Brooklyn. One day he falls into a vat of brine and stays there, perfectly preserved, for 100 years. He comes back to life and goes to stay with his great-great-grandson, Ben, in contemporary Brooklyn.—Anonymous
factory worker, computer programmer, eastern european man, touching, endearing, amusing, brooklyn, new york, america, eastern europe, preservation, time travel, jewish immigration, pursuit, discovery, 21st century
The various visual and staging techniques that allow Rogen to act opposite himself are invisible, and the film delivers consistent amusement.