Squid Game: Behind the scenes of Netflix's global hit

  • Netflix smash hit Squid Game has found a wide fan-following all around the world. Let's go behind-the-scenes to meet the cast.
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Squid Game blends a tight plot, social allegory and uncompromising violence. However, the cast clearly had a tonne of fun behind the scenes.

Squid Game blends a tight plot, social allegory and uncompromising violence. However, the cast clearly had a tonne of fun behind the scenes.

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The show is about South Korea's most marginalised, including the deeply in debt, a migrant worker and a North Korean defector, competing in traditional children's games for the chance to win 45.6 billion won ($38 million).

The show is about South Korea's most marginalised, including the deeply in debt, a migrant worker and a North Korean defector, competing in traditional children's games for the chance to win 45.6 billion won ($38 million).

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Within days of its release last month, Netflix's top executive said there was "a very good chance it's going to be our biggest show ever".

Within days of its release last month, Netflix's top executive said there was "a very good chance it's going to be our biggest show ever".

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Critics say that regardless of its Korean setting, the show's themes and its critique of the ills of capitalism are relevant everywhere.

Critics say that regardless of its Korean setting, the show's themes and its critique of the ills of capitalism are relevant everywhere.

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Squid Game director Hwang Dong-hyuk finished his script a decade ago but failed to attract funding as investors were reluctant and called it "too bloody, unfamiliar and abstruse".

Squid Game director Hwang Dong-hyuk finished his script a decade ago but failed to attract funding as investors were reluctant and called it "too bloody, unfamiliar and abstruse".

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Netflix offers the show in both dubbed and subtitled versions in multiple languages, expanding its potential audience. (Captions from AFP)

Netflix offers the show in both dubbed and subtitled versions in multiple languages, expanding its potential audience. (Captions from AFP)

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