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A Private Matter

1992 Rated PG-13 1hr 32m

In this fact-based drama, children's TV show host Sherri Finkbine (Sissy Spacek) sparks a national controversy when she decides to abort her fetus, which is severely damaged from the drug thalidomide. When the "Romper Room" host's secret is discovered, the news spawns a media storm and divides the country. Sherri and her husband (Aidan Quinn) are hounded by the press, their private lives becoming an open book during a most difficult time.

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Movie Details

Parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.