8 November 2012
This movie is from our archive and is not currently screening.
Starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy.
Directed by Ben Lewin.
Classification: MA15+ (Sex scenes, sexual references and themes ), 95 mins.
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, THE SESSIONS tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined--at age 38--to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.
GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE: Best Actor & Supporting Actress
Winner Sundance Film Festival Audience Awards 2012
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