Starring: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt & William H. Macy
Written and directed by Ben Lewin

The true story of journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, who spent most of his life in an iron lung after contracting polio at an early age, and who, at age 38, sought to lose his virginity with the help of a sex surrogate.

Hawkes earns Oscar nod
lying still while Helen Hunt
gets naked. Tough job.

Grade: B+

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Sessions is playing now in select cities.