Permanent Record
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Permanent Record
High school student Alan Boyce has it all: looks, charm, popularity, excellent grades, a promising future. So why does Boyce abruptly commit suicide? As the shock waves of the boy's death reverberate through the halls of his school, the other students--particularly Boyce's best friend Keanu Reeves--ask themselves if they, too, are capable of self-destruction. As for the adults, Boyce's suicide is one more of a myriad of mysteries concerning "Generation X" (though it was not yet so labelled in 1988). While the film offers no easy answers, either for the characters or the… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

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"This isn't much more than a conscientious TV-movie drama, with a rather maudlin climax, but the performances are solid..."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Somehow balances the silliness of being seventeen with the beauty and the horror of it."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
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