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The Sessions Review - Helen Hunt And John Hawkes Hailed For Sensitive Performances

by Hayley Avron | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 18th January 2013

Helen Hunt and John Hawkes star in this delicately-handled story of Mark O’Brien (Hawkes) in an iron lung, who – at the age of 38 - decides that he wishes to lose his virginity. Help...

Tags: Helen Hunt - John Hawkes - William H Macy - Ben Lewin

With Unanimous Praise From Critics, Why Isn't The Sessions Up For More Oscars?

by Michael West | News | Movies / TV / Theatre | 18th January 2013

Based on the autobiographical writings of journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, The Sessions - starring Helen Hunt and John Hawkes - hits cinemas in the UK today (January 18, 2013) - on the back of...

Tags: Helen Hunt - John Hawkes - Ben Lewin

The Sessions

by Rich Cline | Movie Review | 18th January 2013

By taking a sensitive, honest approach to this true story, breakthrough filmmaker Lewin both avoids sentimentality and keeps the focus on the inner lives of the central characters. He also somehow manages to make a...

Tags: John Hawkes - Helen Hunt - William H Macy - Moon Bloodgood - W. Earl Brown - Adam Arkin

The Sessions: Does paralyzed virgin, plus sex surrogate, plus Helen Hunt, equal Oscar?

by Michael West | News | | 19th October 2012

The Sessions, an indie-drama about a paralyzed poet who hires a sex surrogate to lose his virginity, is creating quite a buzz as awards' season approaches. The movie, directed by Ben Lewin and starring Helen...

Tags: Helen Hunt - John Hawkes - Ben Lewin

The Sessions - Trailer

Video | 17th October 2012

Mark O'Brien suffers from a particularly virile form of polio; a debilitating disease that has caused him to become paralysed and rely on the help of an iron lung in order to breathe. At aged...

Tags: John Hawkes - Helen Hunt - William H Macy - Ben Lewin

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