Ben Lewin & John Hawkes

0 10 min 10 yrs

Mark O’Brien was a journalist and poet who had polio since his childhood. O’Brien used an iron lung for much of his life to help him breathe.At the tender age of 38, O’Brien decided to do this unthinkable, he hired a sex surrogate to help him experience sex for the very first time. His journey is chronicled in the upcoming movie, The Sessions. TRR reporter Dean Rogers had the opportunity to interview director Ben Lewin and actor John Hawkes to get their insights of this extraordinary film.