The Sessions (originally titled The Surrogate) is a 2012 American independent 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. John Hawkes and Helen Hunt star as O'Brien and sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen-Greene, respectively.
The film debuted at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Audience Award (U.S. Dramatic) and a U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Prize for Ensemble Acting. Fox Searchlight Pictures acquired the film's distribution rights and released the film in October 2012. The Sessions received highly positive reviews from critics, in particular lauding the performances of Hawkes and Hunt. Hunt was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role at the 85th Academy Awards.
Biography, Comedy, Comedy Drama, Drama
The Surrogate was one of the most popular Movies that year. That Movie won Academy Award Best Supporting Actress in 2012, Golden Globe Best Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama in 2012, Golden Globe Best Performance By an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture in 2012, Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in 2012, and Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role in 2012. This was Judi Levine’s 1st Movie. The Surrogate was one of this most popular pieces. This was Benlewin’s 1st Movies in this genre. His most popular Movie was The Surrogate. Movie`s leading actors are Adam Arkin, William H. Macy, and Helen Hunt.
Adam Arkin was born in Brooklyn, New York on 1956-08-19, and won
1 award. Emmy (Primetime) for the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
William H. Macy was born in Miami, Florida on 1950-03-13, and won
23 awards. Emmy (Primetime) for the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie. If you liked that Movie, you should also try My Left Foot, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, and The Sea Inside.