Hwang Dong-hyuk is known for more than just the success of the Netflix Squid Game, which drew 111 million viewers in its first 17 days in service. He has previously directed several critically acclaimed South Korean films, three of which Netflix adds.
Before bringing the impressive and socially relevant Squid Game to life, Hwang Dong-hyuk directed many acclaimed South Korean feature films – and now, three of these films are available on Netflix in the US! pic.twitter.com/FV0nUQV91D
– Netflix (@netflix) November 3, 2021
Based on real facts, by Dong-hyuk Silence focuses on a teacher who has just started working at a school for the hearing impaired. When he discovers that his faculty members have abused his students, he works to bring the truth to light, only to realize that the surrounding community is willing to cover it up.
Miss granny is much lighter compared to Squid Gamμι and Silence, following a 74-year-old woman who escapes in an unusual way the future of incarceration in a nursing home. After wandering around a strange photo studio and taking her picture, she leaves as a 20-year-old woman.
The Fortress is the latest of the three, released in 2017. It takes you to 17th-century Korea during the Qing invasion of Joseon, when King Injo and his court were forced to retreat to a fortress known as Namhansanseong.
All three movies are available on Netflix for US viewers. While they may not reach the same level of popularity Squid toy has, can help us hold on while we wait for the second season.
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