The Sessions

11:00 AM / 5:30 PM
Reviews

"A film of tenderness and humor married to the unlikeliest of subjects." - Peter Debruge, Variety

"At once entirely frank and downright cuddly in the way it deals with the seldom-visited subject of the sex lives of people with disabilities." - Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter

 

R

The Sessions


Directed by Ben Lewin

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.

Writtern and directed by Ben Lewin and starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt and William H. Macey.

 

MPAA Rating: R
Run Time: 95 mins
Release Year: 2012
Country of Origin: USA