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John Hawkes Stars in First Trailer for Sundance Hit 'The Sessions'

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June 28, 2012
Source: Apple

The Sessions

The film made a huge impression at Sundance with indie king John Hawkes and Helen Hunt garnering a lot of praise, and now the first trailer for The Sessions (formerly known as The Surrogate) here. This is true indie cinema on display with an original story, and an interesting examination of genuine characters. The story follows a man (Hawkes) confined to an iron lung who is determined, at age 38, to finally lose his virginity. With the help of a sex surrogate (Hunt) and the guidance of his therapist (an unrecognizable Moon Bloodgood) and priest (William H. Macy), he sets out to make his dream a reality. Watch it!

Here's the first trailer for Ben Lewin's The Sessions originally in HD from Apple:

Ben Lewin returns to feature filmmaking for the first time in 18 years with The Sessions, a film which he also wrote based on autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien. John Hawkes plays a man confined to an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity and contacts a professional sex surrogate (Helen Hunt) with the help of his therapist (Moon Bloodgood) and priest (William H. Macy). The film first premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and won the Audience Award and US Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting. Fox Searchlight will release The Sessions starting on October 19th.

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  • kashammer
    This looks really good. Will see.
  • http://twitter.com/Toonfed TOONFED
    Looks good and it's good to see Helen hunt back in the field
  • Ehsan Davodi
    Hunt is Charming Passionate , Sexy & Funny
  • Reznik
    There's no way I'm missing this gem. That was a nice trailer.
  • paprac
    i wasnt interested in this film. at all. but then came the trailer and it does look fun so i'll be watching it :)
  • http://www.quanahblogs.com/ Quanah
    Sweet and sensitive. Just what I need.
  • jah p
    Good looking story, John Hawkes is awesome as always...
  • rennmaxbeta
    When was the last time Helen Hunt was relevant?
    • kitano0
      I know, I felt the same way when I saw her name...she kinda burned out bad after doing all those movies in a row back when, but I gotta say she really looks great in this.
  • ff
    Looks good.

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