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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. **Supporting Actor, Winter’s Bone, 2010.

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