Girls On Film: 7 Era-Defining Single Ladies

The characters who make being single (and bored and lonely and chronically short on rent) look almost fun

Without the singleton heroine, the girl in the too-short skirt or too-high heels, the woman standing alone in the rain, the girl who got stood up, or effed over—the woman we’ve been or always wanted to be—we might assume that we were the only ones who couldn’t seem to crack the requited love code. And that, gentle reader, would be a tragedy. Click through to see our favourite plus-nones.