‘Men & Chicken’ is a darkly comic look at a family secret

Elias (Mads Mikkelsen), left, and Josef (Nicolas Bro) in Men & Chicken, about a family secret. (Rolf Konow / Drafthouse Films)

Elias (Mads Mikkelsen), left, and Josef (Nicolas Bro) in Men & Chicken, about a family secret. (Rolf Konow / Drafthouse Films)

Michael Rechtshaffen – Los Angeles Times

The standard end-credits disclaimer, “No animals were harmed in the making of this film” takes on special significance in the aftermath of “Men & Chicken,” the outrageously askew, darkly comic offering from versatile Danish writer-director Anders Thomas Jensen.

In “Men & Chicken,” a pair of brothers, Gabriel (David Dencik), an academic with a delicate gag reflex, and his bullheaded, chronic masturbator sibling Elias (Mikkelsen again) find out that they come by their social awkwardness honestly.

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