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The Sessions

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.
 
  • Genres: Biography, Comedy drama
  • Running Time: 95 minutes
  • Release Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English
  • MPAA Rating: R [ Frank Dialogue, Graphic Nudity, Strong Sexuality ]
  • Starring: John Hawkes [Mark O'Brien], Helen Hunt [Cheryl], William Macy [Father Brendan], Moon Bloodgood [Vera], Annika Marks [Amanda], Adam Arkin [Josh], W. Brown [Rod]
  • Directed by: Ben Lewin [Director], Ben Lewin [Screenwriter], Judi Levine [Producer], Stephen Nemeth [Producer], Geoffrey Simpson [Cinematographer], Lisa Bromwell [Film Editor], Marco Beltrami [Original Music], John Mott [Production Design], Sofia Jimenez [Set Decoration], Justine Seymour [Costume Designer]
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