Helen Hunt: The Sessions' nudity was 'liberating'

Jan 15 2013, 10:19am CST | by

Helen Hunt: The Sessions' nudity was 'liberating'

Helen Hunt found her nude scenes in 'The Sessions' liberating.

The veteran actress plays a sex surrogate who is hired by a disabled man with an iron lung (John Hawkes) to help him lose his virginity, and the film features many racy shots in which the 49-year-old star is fully naked, something Helen embraced.

Speaking to Digital Spy, she explained: ''I think I thought a couple of times before we shot the movie, I said to my boyfriend, 'I'm about to do this'. Should you be stopping me from doing this? Because this is about to happen.

''I said to another friend of mine, it's getting late... who cares? Maybe one of the great things about getting older is, who cares? To get a chance to embody a woman, particularly a woman who's not 20 years old, and celebrate that we all have bodies and everybody has a god-given right to feel pleasure, I liked being part of bringing that to life.''

Helen also admitted that the lack of time she and her co-star, 'Winter's Bone' actor John, spent together aided their performances in the Ben Lewin-directed film.

She explained: ''I think both of us, more than I even realised at the time, really benefited from the lack of time we spent together and that's not usually the case. I'm a big believer in rehearsing and doing a lot of homework together. In this case, the fact that we didn't have that is a real blessing.''

Helen recently received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her role as sex surrogate Cheryl Cohen-Greene in the film.

Source: Bang Movies

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/8" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi is the founding Chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com. Luigi posts regularly on LuigiMe.com about his experience running I4U.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Academy Awards: Fresh Prince Actress responds to Jada Pinkett Oscars Boycott
Academy Awards: Fresh Prince Actress responds to Jada Pinkett Oscars Boycott
Jada Pinkett was put down by the former actress of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Janet Hubert as she insulted Will Smith for his past and present actions
 
 
Chris Rock Calls Oscars the White BET Awards
Chris Rock Calls Oscars the White BET Awards
The Oscars are again criticized to only hand out awards to white Hollywood. Chris Rock boils it down on Twitter for everybody to understand.
 
 
Ride Along 2 Kills Star Wars at the Weekend Box Office
Ride Along 2 Kills Star Wars at the Weekend Box Office
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens run at the Box Office is over.
 
 
Oscars 2016 Nominations List Revealed
Oscars 2016 Nominations List Revealed
The Oscars 2016 Nominations are in.