A Private Matter

A Private Matter (1992)

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1992-06-20
  • Runtime: 1h 29min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: HBO Films
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:


The true story of Romper Room host "Miss Sherri" Finkbine, who, after the devastating effects of thalidomide were discovered in the early 1960s, sparked a firestorm of controversy with her determination to obtain an abortion.

A Private Matter Trailer

  • Sissy Spacek

    as Sherri Finkbine
  • Aidan Quinn

    as Bob Finkbine
  • Estelle Parsons

    as Mary Chessen
  • Sheila McCarthy

    as Diane Callaghan
  • Leon Russom

    as Steve Morris
  • Xander Berkeley

    as Peter Zenner
  • Jeff Perry

    as Randall Everett
  • Noley Thornton

    as Carol Callaghan
Directing Joan Micklin Silver Director
Writing William Nicholson Writer