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The Story of Luke (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 5 April 2013 (USA)
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Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. But Luke is on a quest for a job and true love. And he isn't taking no for an answer.

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Alonso Mayo

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Alonso Mayo
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Lou Taylor Pucci ... Luke
Jayne Eastwood ... Theresa
Pam Hyatt Pam Hyatt ... Susan
Cary Elwes ... Uncle Paul
Kristin Bauer van Straten ... Aunt Cindy (as Kristin Bauer)
Tyler Stentiford ... Cousin Brad
Mackenzie Munro ... Cousin Megan
Kenneth Welsh ... Grandpa Jonas
Dewshane Williams ... Sam
Maria Moro-Franzisi Maria Moro-Franzisi ... Nurse
Zoë Belkin ... Charlene
Sabryn Rock ... Maria
Michael Kinney ... Counselor Bobby
Scott Wickware Scott Wickware ... Police Officer
Skye Stewart Skye Stewart ... Chloe
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Sheltered by his grandparents, Luke, a young man with autism, is thrust into a world that doesn't expect anything from him. But Luke is on a quest for a job and true love. And he isn't taking no for an answer.

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Comedy | Drama

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USA

Language:

English

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5 April 2013 (USA) See more »

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A História de Luke See more »

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$2,500,000 (estimated)
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great film
14 April 2013 | by mecklSee all my reviews

I was lucky enough to see this film at the Maryland International Film Festival in Hagerstown MD. I am not sure how it qualified as international - maybe because it was filmed in Canada?? In any case this is a sweet story of a man who is trying to find his way in the world. He doesn't fit in because of his autism and being sheltered by his grandparents. Watching him progress through the movie was inspiring. I laughed quite a bit and even shed a tear near the end. I am not familiar with the actor who plays Luke but he did an incredible job. I wasn't expecting to see Seth Green and Cary Elwes in an independent movie at an international film fest but they both did a great job. Seth Greens character is a little hard to take at first because he is unkind to the lead. The movie has a great story that makes you feel better after you see. I recommend seeing it if you have the chance. It was mentioned at the festival that the film may get picked up for distribution which would be great. Very deserving.


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