“The project takes a darkly satirical look at religion, life, death and obligation [all lensed by Pepe Mendes, ABC] as each family member gets acquainted with the equally enthralling and irritating new house guest. 

“There’s no ‘absurd’ anymore. ‘Charcoal’ is my trial, to understand that. Somehow, why we ended up like this. It’s a huge honor to be in the Platform Competition and San Sebastian with my first feature,” Markowicz remarked.”

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