Sven and Bjarne start they own butcher shop. The shop doesn’t do well until a bizarre coincidence leads Svend to concoct a new dish. Business takes off, but will the two friends will still be able to obtain the ingredients for this special dish?
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If I had to compare it to somebody, that somebody would probably be Monty Python. The director is always good at letting the actors fly their freak flag. Mads may be most known for his tough guy roles, but these roles really give him something to chew on.
I'm not sure if it's this really dark humour I don't quite undersand or if the story was, in fact, at times more disturbing than funny. Really enjoyed it at the start, but the further the plot unraveled, the stranger and unfunnier things got. Nevertheless, some fantastic performances - always a pleasure to see Mikkelsen and Lie Kass in the same film.
This is often very funny (the fat butcher's musing on the sausage is a highlight) but ultimately a little disturbing, not because of the black humour, but because it's played so straight you wonder if you've wandered into a drama. Great art direction.