Backstreet Dreams

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Backstreet Dreams ★★ 1990 (R)

The young parents of an autistic child find themselves torn apart due to their feelings of guilt. The father has an affair with a specialist hired to help the boy, causing further strife. Interesting story possibilities never get far. 104m/C VHS . Brooke Shields, Jason O'Malley, Sherilyn Fenn, Tony Fields, Burt Young, Anthony (Tony) Franciosa, Nick Cassavetes, Ray “Boom Boom” Mancini; D: Rupert Hitzig; M: Bill Conti.