South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on September 15. Photo: AFP
South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on September 15. Photo: AFP
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Actor Lee Jung-jae on Squid Game’s Emmy success and how South Korean cinema attained global clout

  • Lee said South Korean cinema spent years to figure out how to connect better with global audiences through stories about the violence of modern life
  • He added: ‘As a result of these years-long efforts, we see a lot of high-quality content, that has resonated around the world’

South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on September 15. Photo: AFP
South Korean actor Lee Jung-jae at the Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on September 15. Photo: AFP
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