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The sessions

Author: Stephen NemethJudi LevineBen LewinJohn HawkesHelen HuntAll authors
Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Drama
Named Person: Mark O'Brien
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Nemeth; Judi Levine; Ben Lewin; John Hawkes; Helen Hunt; William H Macy; Moon Bloodgood; Marco Beltrami; Geoffrey Simpson; Fox Searchlight Pictures.; Such Much Films (Firm); Rhino Films.; Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
OCLC Number: 823345373
Language Note: English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: John Hawkes becomes Mark O'Brien; Helen Hunt as the sex surrogate; the women who loved Mark O'Brien.
Credits: Music: Marco Beltrami ; editor: Lisa Bromwell ; director of photography: Geoffrey Simpson.
Cast: Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, John Hawkes.
Awards: WINNER: Audience Award Dramatic, Sundance Film Festival 2012
Target Audience: Rating: R; for strong sexuality including graphic nudity and frank dialogue; CHV rating: 18A.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital (English, English descriptive audio), Dolby surround (Spanish, French).
Responsibility: Fox Searchlight Pictures presents, in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films, a film by Ben Lewin ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin.

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Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living.

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