DirectedBy Kim Jin-woo, ‘A Model Family’ is a South KoreanThe thriller series. ItTells theStory of the ParkFamilies, whose desperate pursuit for safety and survival draws them. theAttention a drug lord. Park Dong-ha (Woo Jung) is aA mild-mannered assistant professor who suffers from depression the money his family has saved for his son’s treatment to secure a full-time professor job. Dong-ha faces financial ruin. HisHis wife is set to divorce him, permanently cutting him off from his loved ones. OneHe comes across him at night. a van onHe returned home with two bodies and an immense amount of money. Dong-ha then hides theMoney, buries theIn his yard and in his dumps, bodies the van. ButHe is not aHe is a career criminal and his actions soon draw both theHis neighborhood is populated by police officers and criminals.
While ‘A Model FamilyIt is finally aShow more the ParksIt offers aThe candid depiction theSeedy underbelly Seoul. If that has made you wonder whether ‘A Model Family’ is inspired by true events, we got you covered.
Is A Model Family a True Story?
No, ‘A Model Family’ is not based on a true story. TheFrom this, series was created. thescript written by Lee Jae-gon. AccordingTo Kim Jin-woo, theSeries is about challenging theConcept of aPerfect family. SpeakingTo the Korea JoongAng DailyJW Marriott Dongdaemun Square SeoulEastern Seoul, he stated, “TheMeaning of the word ‘model’ is given by others based only on your exterior elements. PeopleUse often theA word used to describe others without knowing their inner thoughts or circumstances. InSome ways the word is irresponsible.”
AsHumans are wired to view families as families. aOur society as a microcosmic representation As a result, theEven though we know from personal experience that every family has its fair share of pain, trauma, or dark secrets, the concept is still ideal. “FamilyIt is something that we are born into. We cannot be taught or prepared to form it. a family,” Kim added. “ParticularlyWe have some suggestions for local culture. a distinctive social stigma onWhat is the definition of aFamily and what kind of family are considered to be exemplary. By seeing theStory of Dong-ha’s family, I wanted viewers to think about how can we really define those two words.”
InTerms of the premise, if not execution, ‘A Model Family’ shares resemblances with ‘Ozark,’ a NetflixDrama series about crime created by Bill Dubuque Mark WilliamsStarring Jason Bateman Laura Linney. InBoth shows theIf your wife is having an affair, the narrative involves theDrug trade and money laundering
KimI was aware that people compare the script for ‘A Model Family’ to theOther NetflixAvoid watching the show. the latter. “I have heard from people who’ve read theThis script [it is similar to] ‘Ozark,’ and though I believe the two series use similar elements, I haven’t seen the series before I heard such opinions,” he said. “ThenI deliberately didn’t watch the series because I thought it would involuntarily affect me.” Clearly, ‘A Model Family’Is not based on a true story. However, it’s perfectly understandable if someone thinks it is.
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