Rent A Private Matter on DVD

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.

Rent DVDs for only $4.99 a month.

More like A Private Matter

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee The River And the Band Played On The Straight Story Get Low Citizen X The Late Shift From the Earth to the Moon Band of Brothers The Gathering Storm

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.