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

By Hayley Avron | 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...

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

By Michael West | 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...

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The Sessions: Does Paralyzed Virgin, Plus Sex Surrogate, Plus Helen Hunt, Equal Oscar?

By Michael West | 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...

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