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With four films in serious contention, Fox Searchlight has a plan

feedproxy.google.com – Fox Searchlight's Steve Gilula and Nancy Utley discuss strategies for 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'The Sessions' and 'Hitchcock.' It's not unusual for a specialty film label to juggle multiple contenders going into awards season. But it's pretty rare to be pushing the majority of your releases in a single year. 7 years 26 weeks ago via brucelee
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Specialty Box Office: 'Loneliest Planet' Leads Newcomers; 'Sessions' Holds Nicely

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fb.indiewire.com – Julia Loktev's Gotham Award nominated "The Loneliest Planet" led a generally uneventful weekend at the indie box office, topping fellow newcomers "The Other Son" and "District of Corruption." Also of note this weekend was decent second weekends for "The Sessions" and "Holy Motors," while "Middle of Nowhere," "Smashed" and "The Paperboy" all continued to struggle.

7 years 30 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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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. 7 years 31 weeks ago via jackiechan

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Posted October 15th, 2012 by Binh Ngo

Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, THE SESSIONS tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined--at age 38--to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he sets out to make his dream a reality.

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"Oh God": John Hawkes & William H. Macy Talk Sex In New Clip From 'The Sessions' Plus New Pics From The Film

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fb.indiewire.com – Sex, drama and comedy are familiar ingredients for any number of movies, but those elements have never quite come together as uniquely as they do in "The Sessions." While much of the Oscar talk over at Fox Searchlight has shifted for the time being to "Hitchcock," which recently threw its hat in the ring with a surprise release date announcement, the indie shingle might have a couple of nominations up their sleeve with this Sundance hit. 7 years 35 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Toronto: Fox Searchlight Brings Sundance Pickup 'The Sessions' To TIFF , Tries To Reignite Awards Talk

deadline.com – Fox Searchlight brought its Sundance pickup and Oscar hopeful, The Sessions, to the Toronto International Film Festival Sunday to kick-start the film’s October launch (now set for October 26 but very possibly moving up a week to the 19th). It’s been 8 months since Sundance when the film debuted under the title The Surrogate and immediately sparked early 2012 awards talk, particularly for the performances of John Hawkes and Helen Hunt. 7 years 37 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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'The Sessions' Trailer: John Hawkes and Helen Hunt Have Oscar-Worthy Sex Therapy

feedproxy.google.com – Given just its logline, The Sessions could sound like an American Pie sequel gone wrong: A disabled, thirtysomething man (John Hawkes) hopes to lose his virginity before his health finally gives out on him, and he hires sex surrogate Helen Hunt to do the job, falling for her all the .. 7 years 48 weeks ago via jackiechan
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The Sessions

The Sessions
Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California-based journalist and poet Mark O'Brien, THE SESSIONS tells the story of a man confined to an iron lung who is determined--at age 38--to lose his virginity. With the help of his therapists and the guidance of his priest, he...
Ben Lewin
Fox Searchlight
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95mins
October 19, 2012
Distribution
Comedy, Drama