The magical realism of ‘Squid Game’ shows the contradictions of funny money and dodgy contracts

The mag­i­cal real­ism of ‘Squid Game’ draws from con­tem­po­rary South Kore­an culture’s mix of advanced tech­nolo­gies and tra­di­tion­al hier­ar­chies, but the rep­re­sent­ed inequities also reflect glob­al truths about how we val­ue human labour and life.

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