In PERMANENT RECORD, director Marisa Silver's second feature, teenage characters struggle with the pressures of living and with a popular, bright kid's suicide. The movie presents a group of high school friends who spend their time doing usual teen things. All are involved in a school
production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "H.M.S. Pinafore." David Sinclair (Alan Boyce) has the most responsibility, arranging the music charts for the production. He is also working toward a college music scholarship and writing a song for his band's big recording date (where real-life rocker Lou
Reed makes a cameo). When he jumps from a cliff to his death, his best friend, Chris (Keanu ...