Industry News, The Sessions


With four films in serious contention, Fox Searchlight has a plan – 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. 8 years 7 weeks ago via brucelee

Toronto: Fox Searchlight Brings Sundance Pickup 'The Sessions' To TIFF , Tries To Reignite Awards Talk – 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. 8 years 18 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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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
October 19, 2012
Comedy, Drama