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ACADEMY AWARD® Winner Helen Hunt* joins ACADEMY AWARD® Nominees John Hawkes and William H. Macy** in this triumphant true story about love, sex, desire...and making every breath count.

Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien (Hawkes) 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 (Hunt), a sympathetic priest (Macy), 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.

*Actress, As Good As It Gets, 1997. ** Hawkes, Supporting Actor, Winter?s Bone, 2010; Macy, Supporting Actor, Fargo, 1996.

GENRE

Drama

CAST & CREW

  • John Hawkes
  • Helen Hunt
  • Moon Bloodgood
  • Annika Marks
  • Rhea Pearlman
  • Adam Arkin
  • William Macy
  • Ben Lewin

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