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692 Ratings

The Sessions

Directed by Ben Lewin
United States, 2012


Mark O’Brien, a 36-year-old poet and journalist in an iron lung, decides he no longer wishes to be a virgin. With the help of his therapist and the guidance of his priest, he contacts a professional sex surrogate to take him on a journey to manhood

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The Sessions Directed by Ben Lewin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role

Sundance Film Festival

2012 | 4 wins including: Dramatic (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2013 | 2 wins including: Best Male Lead

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