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“Squid Game”: Netflix TV series reveals six truths about Korean society-BBC News

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  • Fernando Duarte
  • BBC International Department

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The Korean TV series “Squid Game” can be said to be one of the most popular TV series broadcasted by the network streaming media Netflix. After going online, it has become the most watched TV series in 90 countries, and its success has also allowed the outside world to watch it. To the multiple status quo of Korean society.

Describing debt-ridden contestants participating in life and death games one after another in order to win huge prizes, “Squid Game”, in addition to the exciting plot, is also praised for faithfully presenting the current state of South Korea’s society.

Prior to this, the Korean movie “Parasite” (parasite upper class) was also acclaimed for showing the huge gap between rich and poor families in South Korea. It became the first non-English film to win the Oscar for Best Picture. The film won a total of five Oscars. Awards, including best director Bong Joon-ho.

Many foreign audiences, especially those in Western countries, may not have a good understanding of the social issues facing South Korea in the past, but now that Korean film and television works have entered mainstream Western media, many people have learned about Korean society through TV dramas.

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