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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Sage Library System.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District. (Show)

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Summary:

Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien 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, a sympathetic priest, 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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC SES (Text) 33892100057653 Adult DVDs DVD None 05/10/2013 Available -
Baker County Library DRAMA SES DVD (Text) 37814002668656 VIDEO DVD None 03/01/2013 Available -
Columbia Gorge Community College Library DRAMA SESS 2012 (Text) 33892002490499 DVD DVD None 09/19/2014 Available -
Treasure Valley Community College Library DVD 616.858 Se75se (Text) 32220001005293 DVD DVD None 04/08/2013 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
    videorecording
  • Publisher: [United States] : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note: Academy Awards, USA, 2013: nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Helen Hunt). Independent Spirit Awards, 2013: nominated, Best Male Lead (John Hawkes); Best Supporting Female (Hunt).
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned; descriptive audio.
Special features: John Hawkes becomes Mark O'Brien; Helen Hunt as the sex surrogate; the women who loved Mark O'Brien.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music by Marco Beltrami ; production designer, John Mott ; editor, Lisa Bromwell ; director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson.
Participant or Performer Note: John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Rhea Perlman, Robin Weigert, Adam Arkin.
Summary, etc.: Paralyzed and confined to an iron lung since childhood, poet-journalist Mark O'Brien 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, a sympathetic priest, 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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexuality including graphic nudity and frank dialogue CHV rating: 18A.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital (English, English descriptive audio), Dolby surround (Spanish, French).
Language Note:
In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned; descriptive audio.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; Spanish subtitles.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 2013: nominated, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Helen Hunt). Independent Spirit Awards, 2013: nominated, Best Male Lead (John Hawkes); Best Supporting Female (Hunt).
Subject: First sexual experiences Drama
Therapist and patient Drama
Sex surrogates Drama
People with disabilities Sexual behavior Drama
Virginidad Teatro
Discapacitados Conducta sexual Teatro
Genre: Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Films for people with visual disabilities.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
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