‘I feel proud’: South Koreans celebrate as Squid Game TV show makes history at 2022 Emmys

‘i feel proud’: south koreans celebrate as squid game tv show makes history at 2022 emmys

South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “‘I feel proud’: South Koreans celebrate as Squid Game TV show makes history at 2022 Emmys” – below is their description.

People in Seoul were jubilant as Netflix’s South Korean drama series Squid Game became the first non-English TV show to bag prime-time Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on September 12, 2022. Director Hwang Dong-hyuk and lead actor Lee Jung-jae won in the drama series category, becoming the first Asians to take home the prestigious award.

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  • Original language: Korean
  • Original release: September 17, 2021
  • Created by: Hwang Dong-hyuk
  • Composer: Jung Jae-il
  • Streams on: Netflix

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