HBO’s “Girls” stars Lena Dunham as Hannah, a young woman trying to find a career and personal satisfaction in Manhattan. She joins other struggling young career girls throughout film and TV, who have tried to keep up with make-it-or-break-it city living.
Lena Dunham is writer, director and star of the new HBO series ”Girls.” Dunham’s show is based upon her own life and struggles trying to make it in New York as an underpaid Millennial who still relies upon her parents. The show begins with them cutting off her allowance. Writes tv critic Hank Stuever: “Like Mike Nichols’s ‘The Graduate,’ Woody Allen’s ’Annie Hall’ and Richard Linklater’s ‘Slacker,’ ‘Girls’ has potential to become a once-in-a-generation work that helps define a shared era.“Reuters