Skip to main content

R| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Though a childhood bout with polio left him dependent on an iron lung, Mark O'Brien (John Hawkes) maintains a career as a journalist and poet. A writing assignment dealing with sex and the disabled piques Mark's curiosity, and he decides to investigate the possibility of experiencing sex himself. When his overtures toward a caregiver (Annika Marks) scare her away, he books an appointment with sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Green (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity.

Cast: John Hawkes , Helen Hunt , William H. Macy , Moon Bloodgood , Annika Marks , Adam Arkin , W. Earl Brown , Robin Weigert

Director: Ben Lewin

Genres: Comedy drama, Biography

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

The Sessions (2012)

Release Date: October 19th, 2012|1 hr. 35 min.

watch now

featured news

view all news

Why Isn't John Hawkes A Household Name Yet?

Posted by
on Oct 25th, 2012 11:49AM

He's been nominated for an Academy Award and several SAG honors. He's won a host of other high-profile prizes, including an Independent Spirit Award for his chilling performance as a badass meth addic...

similar movies

  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

  • The Sea Inside (2004)

  • Her (2013)

  • My Left Foot (1989)

  • Foxcatcher (2014)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X