The Sessions, a movie about a severely disabled man trying to lose his virginity, may be the hardest sell of award season. How do you get people to give a movie a try when the very premise is squirm-inducing? Funnily enough, describing The Sessions is also a little like trying to be intimate. Case in point: the way I described the movie above.
Sex and 'The Sessions': Helen Hunt does a job that is NSFW
The Sessions (film) - Wikipedia
One of my favorite movies of the year is The Sessions , based on the true story of sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen Greene and her work with Berkeley-based poet and journalist Mark O'Brien, who was confined to an iron lung after contracting polio at age 6. For forty years, Cheryl has worked in a career that has helped so many people, yet is greatly misunderstood. Here's what she had to say about her life as a sex surrogate:. Lois Alter Mark: I absolutely loved The Sessions , and thought it was such a beautiful and important story that can really open people's minds. How accurate is the movie and what message do you hope viewers will come away with after seeing it? Cheryl Cohen Greene: Overall, I'm pleased with the level of accuracy in the movie.
Meet the Real Sex Surrogate Portrayed by Helen Hunt in 'The Sessions'
See the full gallery. Sammy Buford has a difficult time connecting with people on an emotional level. After several unsettling discoveries and events, he begins to feel what he has never felt before A riveting tale of love gone sour, 'The Sessions', tells the story of Onome Oghenekaro who is married to Banjo.
The Sessions is a American independent erotic comedy drama film written and directed by Ben Lewin. It is based on the article "On Seeing a Sex Surrogate" by Mark O'Brien , a poet paralyzed from the neck down due to polio , who hired a sex surrogate to lose his virginity. Dramatic and a U.