Specialty Box Office: Searchlight's 'Sessions' Starts Very Strong
fb.indiewire.com Ben Lewin's Sundance Film Festival Audience Award winner "The Sessions" went over very well its first weekend, topping all newcomers in a frame that also saw "Holy Motors," "Brooklyn Castle" and "The Flat" open to solid numbers. Full rundown below. The Debuts: "The Sessions" (Fox Searchlight) Based on the true story of Mark O'Brien -- a poet (played by John Hawkes) paralyzed from neck down due to polio who hired a sex surrogate (Helen Hunt) to lose his virginity -- "The Sessions" managed a very strong start for distributor Fox Searchlight.
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