NEW DELHI: Sharon Choi, the star-interpreter for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho throughout the dream award season of “Parasite” final 12 months, on Thursday, October 14, 2021, mentioned she has “revised some of the subtitles” of Netflix’s superhit Korean language sequence “Squid Game”.
The growth comes days after some viewers on social media criticised the nine-part survival drama for its alleged flawed interpretation of dialogues from Korean to English.
Choi, who goes by her Korean identify Sha-sung Choi on Instagram, now shares the subtitles credit with authentic subtitles author Eun-sook Yoon.
“I revised some of the subtitles for Squid Game. The actual subtitles (not CC) were not perfect but not as horrendous as some people said,” Choi, a budding filmmaker, wrote on her Instagram Story.
Making a case for subtitle writers, she additional appealed to the viewers to contemplate an essential issue like “readability” or the character depend seen onscreen that should hold tempo with the shifting photographs.
“Please remember subtitles are never perfect because readability aka character count is also a huge factor,” she additional wrote alongside an image of the subtitles translation credit of the present’s first episode up to date to “Eun-sook Yoon, Sharon Choi”.
Last 12 months, Choi had garnered quite a lot of reward and a spotlight for her fast and to-the-point translations for Bong, the Oscar-winning “Parasite” director, for the reason that genre-defying movie began travelling to worldwide movie festivals and award ceremonies.
Netflix on Wednesday introduced that “Squid Game”, directed by Hwang Dong-hyuk, has turn out to be its “biggest series launch” until date after the sequence hit the mark of 111 million views in lower than a month since its debut on September 17, 2021.
The present follows 456 individuals scuffling with debt in Seoul who signal on to play a sequence of lethal competitions based mostly on Korean youngsters’s video games, the winner of which can obtain 45.6 billion gained (USD 38 million).
It stars Lee Jung-jae, Park Hae-soo, Wi Ha-jun, Jung Ho-yeon, O Yeong-su, Heo Sung-tae, Anupam Tripathi, and Kim Joo-ryoung.