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The Resource The sessions, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin, (DVD)

The sessions, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin, (DVD)

Label
The sessions
Title
The sessions
Statement of responsibility
Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien has overcome adversity time and time again. But now, at age 38, he faces his toughest challenge yet: losing his virginity. With the help of a beautiful therapist, a sympathetic priest, and his own unbridled sense of optimism and humor, Mark embarks on an extraordinary personal journey to discover the wondrous pleasures that make life worth living. Includes bonus features
Cataloging source
SYB
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Marco Beltrami ; editor, Lisa Bromwell ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson
Intended audience
  • English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles. English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). Closed-captioned
  • MPAA Rating: R.
  • CHV rating: 18A
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.S47 2013
PerformerNote
John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea Perlman, W. Earl Brown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1959-
  • 1963-
  • 1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Levine, Judi,
  • Nemeth, Stephen,
  • Lewin, Ben
  • Hawkes, John
  • Hunt, Helen
  • Macy, William H.
  • Bloodgood, Moon,
  • Beltrami, Marco,
  • Fox Searchlight Pictures
  • Such Much Films
  • Rhino Films
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • First sexual experiences
  • Therapist and patient
  • Sex surrogates
  • People with disabilities
Technique
live action
Label
The sessions, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: John Hawkes becomes Mark O'Brien; Helen Hunt as the sex surrogate; the women who loved Mark O'Brien
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543831594
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2283159
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn826897683
  • (OCoLC)826897683
  • 1298467
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen 1.85:1 ; dual layer. English Dolby digital 5.1, English descriptive audio 5.1, French and Spanish surround Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The sessions, Fox Searchlight Pictures presents ; in association with Such Much Films and Rhino Films ; produced by Judi Levine, Stephen Nemeth, Ben Lewin ; written for the screen and directed by Ben Lewin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2012
  • Special features: John Hawkes becomes Mark O'Brien; Helen Hunt as the sex surrogate; the women who loved Mark O'Brien
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543831594
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2283159
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn826897683
  • (OCoLC)826897683
  • 1298467
System details
DVD ; NTSC ; region 1 ; widescreen 1.85:1 ; dual layer. English Dolby digital 5.1, English descriptive audio 5.1, French and Spanish surround Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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