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Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show

Squid Game: the real debt crisis shaking South Korea that inspired the hit TV show

SQUID Game is anything but your typical, saccharine, soft-glow Korean television drama. In this biting commentary on life in South Korea today, viewers are presented with a twisting, technicolour story of violence, betrayal and desperation. All of this is set around a series of macabre games in which players literally fight to the death. Despite its brutal content, the show has captivated audiences globally, becoming Netflix’s top show in at least 90 countries. SARAH A. SON, Lecturer in Korean Studies, University of Sheffield The drama takes viewers on a high-suspense ride across nine episodes where a group of people mired…
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