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The Sessions

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 19, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ben Lewin

Starring :

John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea Perlman, Robin Weigert

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..probably the most lighthearted movie about sex and polio you'll see this year..”
by Linda Holmes [NPR]
“..a film of tenderness and humor married to the unlikeliest of subjects..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
“..a feel-good film about how a sexual surrogate helps a polio victim conquer virginity could be a popular hit with the right handling..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : B+

“..a dance of joy in the midst of severe challenge, and a movie with a light spirit that lifts a tale of heavy fate..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Stephanie Zacharek [Film.com]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3.5 of 5
Reviewed by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
Reviewed by Melissa Anderson [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Ella Taylor [NPR]
Reviewed by Dana Stevens [Slate]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [New York Times]

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