The series is about a group of debt-ridden people who are forced to play a series of lethal children’s games in order to win a multi-million-pound prize and is an original South Korean production available either dubbed or subtitled in English.
It follows the success of Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite, which last year became the first foreign language film to win the Best Picture Oscar.
But these are just the tip of the entertainment iceberg, with numerous critically-acclaimed movies and binge-worthy television series emerging from Korea in recent years.
Here are 10 that are available to stream on Netflix at the moment.
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