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The Sessions (2012)

John Hawkes as "Mark O'Brien"

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.

Golden Globe (2012)NominatedBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012)NominatedOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role
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