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The Sessions (The Surrogate)

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Helen Hunt Helen Hunt
Cheryl
William H. Macy William H. Macy
Father Brendan
Annika Marks Annika Marks
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Adam Arkin Adam Arkin
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9 years, 9 months ago at Feb 12 21:03
This could have turned out incredibly icky. Think about it for a moment: severely handicapped man goes on a quest to lose his virginity. Hollywood Quirk © could have taken over this screenplay and film and drug it into the ground. Mercifully, and with great élan, I can admit that all of those worries can be put to rest. The Sessions is delicate, humane stuff being explored.

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7 years, 5 months ago at Jun 20 16:40
"Credo in un Dio con un senso dell'uomorismo. Lo troverei assolutamente intollerabile non trovare nessuno da incolpare per tutto questo."
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A good movie

4 years, 10 months ago at Jan 19 21:42
Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, even though it was indeed pretty good, to be honest, somehow, it still slightly rubbed me the wrong way. First of all, I don't know, it seems that, by now, I have seen too movies dealing with a character with a terrible handicap and, yet, the guy still turned out to be terribly smart, witty and ... read more
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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.
Release date: 16 November 2012
Tags: Drama (9), Poetry (4), Paralysis (4), 2012 (4), Comedy (3), Romance (3), Priest (3), Disability (3), Therapy (3), Polio (3), Biography (2), Love (2), Jealousy (2), Judaism (2), Female Nudity (2), Virginity (2), Loss Of Virginity (2)
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A good movie

“Since I kept hearing some pretty good things about this movie, I was quite eager to check it out. Well, even though it was indeed pretty good, to be honest, somehow, it still slightly rubbed me the wrong way. First of all, I don't know, it seems that, by now, I have seen too movies dealing with a character with a terrible handicap and, yet, the guy still turned out to be terribly smart, witty and inspirational. Wouldn't it be refreshing to see someone in this situation understandingly dreading his life and acting like a major douchebag with other people? The other thing was that I wasn't really convinced about this whole sex-surrogate concept. I mean, even though they explained that she was something completely different, eventually, to me, she still seemed to be a prostitute providing som” read more

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