First trailer for the Sundance Audience Award Winner The Sessions, formerly titled The Surrogate
The Sessions, formerly titled “The Surrogate” and then “Six Sessions,” finally released its first trailer online. This upbeat, quirky and somewhat controversial dramedy won the hearts of Sundance viewers at its 2012 Film Festival. As a result, the film took home the audience favorite award (in the U.S. dramatic category). Indeed, it is quite an entertaining and heartfelt film with powerful, albeit debatable themes and issues. Furthermore, it features yet another award worthy performance from the under-utilized great actor John Hawkes. Check out the trailer below! (Also you can check out my full review here.)
A man in an iron lung who wishes to lose his virginity contacts a professional sex surrogate with the help of his therapist and priest.
The Sessions – starring John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, and Ming Lo; directed by Ben Lewin – opens in limited release on October 26, 2012.