Permanent Record is a 1988 American drama film starring Pamela Gidley, Michelle Meyrink, Keanu Reeves, Jennifer Rubin, and Alan Boyce. It was filmed on location in Portland, Oregon and Yaquina Head near Newport Beach on the Oregon coast. Wikipedia
Chemistry teacher: Did you do that on purpose? Chris: You think I'm trying to blind myself on purpose? No, I'm not.