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A comedy about the experiences of a group of girls in their early 20s.

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Lena Dunham
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Won 2 Golden Globes. Another 17 wins & 106 nominations. See more awards »

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Complete series cast summary:
Lena Dunham ...  Hannah Horvath 62 episodes, 2012-2017
Allison Williams ...  Marnie Michaels 55 episodes, 2012-2017
Jemima Kirke ...  Jessa Johansson 53 episodes, 2012-2017
Adam Driver ...  Adam Sackler 49 episodes, 2012-2017
Zosia Mamet ...  Shoshanna Shapiro 48 episodes, 2012-2017
Alex Karpovsky ...  Ray Ploshansky 42 episodes, 2012-2017
Andrew Rannells ...  Elijah Krantz 35 episodes, 2012-2017
Ebon Moss-Bachrach ...  Desi Harperin 25 episodes, 2014-2017
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Storyline

The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna. Written by Anonymous

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Almost getting it kind of together. See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Csajok See more »

Filming Locations:

New York Bay, New York, USA

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Apatow Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Jemima Kirke had to be convinced by Lena Dunham to take the role of Jessa, because Kirke didn't (and doesn't) have a long-term interest in acting, compared to her focus on her thriving career as a painter and artist. See more »

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what is realistic?
9 March 2013 | by wordwench1See all my reviews

I know it's only a show, but I am SO tired, bored in fact, with the laziness of writers and producers who, for the sake of entertainment (and advertising dollars)continue mining the same sad, vaguely misogynistic territory where women are laughable, but not funny.

It's like the underlying message is: never mind, woman are just silly, not to be taken seriously. Makes women less of a threat professionally, socially. You can't admire, cheer on, (or fear) women as flat out lost as Hannah and her friends.

Girls is no more realistic (or relate-able) than Sex In The City was - single women in NYC, w/o steady full time employment? Who IS paying their rent? (I am a single woman in NYC. Cheap,it's not)..Both shows take place in a New York City filtered through California goggles:where it's Summertime all year round (again, NOT the NYC I live in!)

There was a more pro-woman HBO series that came close to what I'm trying to say here: "The Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency". At least this was a show where a single woman (overweight and NOT a conventional beauty), who got her emotional grounding from her father,built her own business, bought a house, AND had a boyfriend. Imagine that.


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