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The Sessions

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.

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