Bros on the road zig zag between ruin and redemption in this hilarious, psychedelic metaphor for man's existence from the author of the world famous College Application Essay.
Rich Archer is a freelance graphic designer wrapping up a laptop nomad year in Bangkok. When his friend Monteblan flies into town, the two stumble into a secret road rally race running since the Vietnam War era called Chicken 65.
Leaving Bangkok at dawn, racers drive through Thailand and Laos, then into Viet Nam to capture a chicken. The team that brings it back to Bangkok first wins free drinks for life and legendary Chicken 65 status.
Chasing The Chicken, Rich and Monteblan enter perilous, high speed roads through hostile terrain, teeming with rivals, trials, snipers, dynamite, ladyboys, psychedelic mushrooms and mind blowing magic. Far from home, speeding beyond sanity, the two American friends are pushed to their limits while chasing the mythical Chicken.
Will they win? Will they survive?
In Chicken 65, The Bird decides...