“The Story of Luke” is a 2012 American comedy-drama film directed by Alonso Mayo and starring Lou Taylor Pucci, Seth Green, and Cary Elwes.
The film follows Luke (Lou Taylor Pucci), a young man with autism who has spent his entire life living in a care facility. When his grandmother dies, Luke is sent to live with his dysfunctional family, who have little understanding of his condition. However, Luke is determined to gain his independence and find a job, with the help of his new friend, Zack (Seth Green).
As Luke navigates the challenges of his new life and tries to make sense of the world around him, he also grapples with personal conflicts and relationships, including his strained relationship with his mother and his growing feelings for a girl he meets at work.
“The Story of Luke” received generally positive reviews from critics, with particular praise given to Pucci’s performance as Luke, as well as the film’s sensitive and realistic portrayal of autism. The film was noted for its ability to balance humor and heart, and its message about the importance of acceptance and understanding for individuals with autism.
Duration: 96 min.