Friday, August 19

The Squid Game: 6 things the Netflix series shows about the reality of South Korea

One of the scenes from

Image source, Netflix

“The squid game” (Squid Game), a gory drama from South Korea, has become one of Netflix’s most popular shows.

In early October it was the most watched series in 90 countries and its success is giving the world the idea that the Asian nation has a complex society.

But aside from being a highly suspenseful story, with struggling contestants participating in games of life and death in exchange for money, the series has earned plaudits for its depiction of the real difficulties affecting to the inhabitants of South Korea.

The series follows in the footsteps of Parasite, the famous film that shows the contrast in the lives of two families in Seoul.

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