Studio Synopsis ~ From writer/director/actor Lena Dunham and comedy veteran Judd Apatow, this scripted half-hour series focuses on a group of 20-something women in New York and their adventures in post-collegiate floundering. Over the course of Season 1’s ten episodes, the four girls try to figure out what they want – from life, from boys, from themselves and each other. The answers aren’t always clear or easy, but the search is profoundly relatable and infinitely amusing.
Running Time: 563 minutes
Number of Disks: 3
– A Conversation with the Girls
– A Conversation with Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow
– The Making of Girls
– Deleted & Extended Scenes
– Gag Reel: Parts 1 & 2
– Cast Auditions
– Table Reads
– Inside the Episodes
– 5 Audio Commentaries with cast and crew including an exclusive extended commentary on episode 6 with Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow
– Fresh Air Interview
– Girls Twitter Journal: @lenadunham
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– Vagina Panic
– All Adventurous Women Do
– Hannah’s Diary
– Hard Being Easy
– The Return
– Welcome to Bushwick a.k.a. The Crackcident
– Weirdos Need Girlfriends Too
– Leave Me Alone
– She Did
Dripping with the kind of realism and gut-wrenching awkwardness that can only exist in the gloriously unpredictable years of adult youth, “Girls: The Complete First Season” brings the creative talents of relative newcomer Lena Dunham – whose claim to fame up until this point lay in the form of her dramedy “Tiny Furniture” and the 2009 web series “Delusional Downtown Divas” – and the seasoned slyness of Judd Apatow, who wrote and directed this little film called “The 40 Year Old Virgin” among other such comedy hits as “Superbad” and “Knocked Up.”
And while Girls may at the onset seem to be a scaled down “Sex and the City” complete with catty banter and labels all around, a more precise summary of the series leaves the sex in, but the safety nets and self-assuredness out. Accumulating all the best; and worst, aspects of the journey to self-discovery, the series is both a time-capsule to recent life and a timeless homage to the transition we all must make into adulthood.
The disc extras contain everything you’ve ever wanted in a season one release; with wonderfully candid behind the scenes moments, cast auditions, table reads and two amusing gag reels. The conversations and commentaries though are where the real prizes lay, as cast and crew put into their own words how the series has affected them and the fun they’ve had with their characters.
Dunham and Apatow carry this further by offering their own piercing looks into the production, and although Apatow only makes appearances on “A Conversation with Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow” and the episode 6 commentary, these small segments still carry the impact of his presence throughout the series. A nice array of deleted and extended scenes is also provided, as well as the “Fresh Air” interview of Dunham by NPR personality Terry Gross where Dunham is allowed to address, amongst other things, certain aspects of the series being criticized. The bulk of Dunham’s season one twitter posts are also included.
So with fab and fleshed out girls who grow more intriguing with every stab at the world, “Girls: The Complete First Season” grants an unflinching glimpse into the lives and strives of Hannah and her deliciously twisted sisters.
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Central Cast: Lena Dunham | Allison Williams | Jemima Kirke | Zosia Mamet | Adam Driver
Creators: Lena Dunham
Central Writers: Lena Dunham
Television Premiere: April 15, 2012
Blu-Ray/DVD Release: December 11, 2012
Supporting Cast and more Writers found HERE