24 October 2012 1:37 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California.based journalist and poet Mark O.Brien, The Sessions tells the story of a man who lived most of his life in an iron lung who is determined – at age 38 – to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapist and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.

Fox Searchlight Pictures presents, in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films, The Sessions with a cast including John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, and William H. Macy. The film also stars Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea PerlmanW. Earl Brown, Robin Weigert, Blake Lindsley, Ming Lo, Jennifer Kumiyama, Rusty Schwimmer, James Martinez with Adam Arkin. The film is written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, where it took home the coveted Audience Award  and the Jury Prize for ensemble cast. »

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