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Title The sessions [(DVD) videorecording].

Publication Info. [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F SES    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F SES    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital (English, English descriptive audio), Dolby surround (Spanish, French).
Language English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Note Title from container.
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.
Cast Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, John Hawkes.
Audience Rating: R; for strong sexuality including graphic nudity and frank dialogue CHV rating: 18A.
Summary 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.
Subject First sexual experiences -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Therapist and patient -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Sex surrogates -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
People with disabilities -- Sexual behavior -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Added Author Hawkes, John, 1959-
Hunt, Helen, 1963-
Macy, William H., 1950-
Bloodgood, Moon.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Standard No. 024543831594
Music No. 2283159 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
2283160 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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August 12 2013
A touching story based on true life experience ofpolio handicapped man trying to experience sex for first time.Sensitive subject handled well by Helen Hunt. Five Stars.
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