Squid Games (2021)

Squid Games (2021)

Round Six depicts a story of people who decide to become the players of a mysterious survival game that has a whopping 40-million-dollar prize at stake. Gi-hun, played by Lee Jung-jae, seems defeated by life after being fired from his job. He decides to join the survival game to win prize money. Sang-woo, played by Park Hae-soo, is Gi-hun’s childhood friend and he also joins the game as he gets in trouble at work despite all the hard work he has done to be where he is at now.

The literal translation of Round Six’s Korean title is ‘Squid Game’ (오징어 게임), which is the street game Gi-hun and Sang-woo played together when they were young. It’s quite a physical game that only ends when there’s a final winner, much like the survival game they play now. It’s named as such because players are to draw different geometric shapes on the ground, which, as a whole, look like a squid.

Director: Hwang Dong Hyeok [황동혁]
Original Network: Netflix;
Country: Korean
Status: Completed
Airs: 2021

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  • Lee Jeong Jae (1972)

    Lee Jeong Jae (1972)

    Seoul, South Korea
  • Gong Yoo (1979)

    Gong Yoo (1979)

    Busan, South Korea
  • Jeong Woo Hyeok (1972)

    Jeong Woo Hyeok (1972)

    South Korea
  • Heo Seong Tae (1977)

    Heo Seong Tae (1977)

    Busan, South Korea
  • Park Hae Soo (1981)

    Park Hae Soo (1981)

    South Korea
  • Wi Ha Joon (1991)

    Wi Ha Joon (1991)

    South Korea
  • Kim Joo Ryeong (1976)

    Kim Joo Ryeong (1976)

    South Korea
  • Im Ki Hong (1975)

    Im Ki Hong (1975)

    South Korea
  • Won Choon Kyoo (1974)

    Won Choon Kyoo (1974)

    South Korea
  • Jeong Ho Yeon (1994)

    Jeong Ho Yeon (1994)

    Seoul, South Korea

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