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Netflix Hit Show "Squid Game"

May 27, 2023 ByClaire Miles

Squid Game is a world-renowned drama made in South Korea. It follows the story of hundreds of people who are very poor and want to change their life by playing children’s games but the stakes are very high. At first, they don’t know that if a person is unable to complete a game, they are killed instantly. They are all locked up in a huge mansion with thousands of guards on duty 24/7. There are a series of childhood games that everyone has to play which can prove to be deadly. Rich people bet on these people who have an economic crisis going on, only the most intelligent and robust can play this game. This show is full of suspense, survival techniques, and much more. This show attracted thousands of viewers from across the world and quickly rose to an esteemed position.

 Squid Game's actress Lee Yoo-mi poses attends the Emmys celebration press conference on September 16, 2022 in Seoul,South Korea. The South Korean phenomenon survival drama "Squid Game" has become the first non-English TV series to win best actor and director in a drama series at the prestigious Primetime Emmy Awards.

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The prize amount is 4.5 billion and another 100 million is added to the amount as a person is killed. The main character, who is in serious debt, goes to play this game and is taken to an unknown location. To understand the physiology and rules of the game, he pairs with his childhood friend ‘Cho Sang Woo’ and a North Korean defector ‘Kang Sae Byoek’. These people stick around to defeat other opposing teams and ensure their survival. Wi Ha Joon, a policeman, secretly goes to this location to find his missing brother and discovers heartbreaking discoveries. He disguises himself to be a guard and wants to know what the game is all about. The acting and the good plot made it Netflix’s most-watched show instantly. The actors received many awards for their remarkable acting which made the show feel real. The drama was able to generate a total net worth of $900 Million.