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R| 1 hr. 28 min.

Plot Summary
The life of train aficionado and downcast little person Finbar McBride (Peter Dinklage) takes an unexpected turn when his boss dies and wills him a railroad depot in New Jersey. He decides to relocate to the small town, where he befriends talkative food vendor Joe Oramas (Bobby Cannavale) and unhappy wife Olivia Harris (Patricia Clarkson). As the trio's interactions deepen, quirky conversations and outcomes ensue. McBride also gains insight from librarian Emily (Michelle Williams).

Cast: Peter Dinklage , Patricia Clarkson , Bobby Cannavale , Raven Goodwin , Paul Benjamin , Michelle Williams ,

Director: Tom McCarthy

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Miramax Films

The Station Agent (2003)

Release Date: October 3rd, 2003|1 hr. 28 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The three actors could not be better. Huge feelings are packed into this small, fragile movie. It's something special. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    As touching and original a movie as you're likely to see this year. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie, which ends on an unexpected note of wistful humor, also gleans gentle and non-derisive chuckles out of Fin's physical state. show more

  • April 14, 2014 p58jackson
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    A good movie worth watching. Not a Comedy! Interesting, unique and well done. Definitely a little on the different side.

  • December 24, 2012 Sir Jack Evans
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    One of the best,and thought provoking films I have seen in a very long time. The acting is superb and the thematic message of this perfectly paced film becomes clearer as the viewer reflects on the film for a long time after viewing. It difp[lays perfectly the \"social\" problems the \"little people\" face in trying to lead a normal life. It really should be viewed at least twice in order to capture the subtle social message of a well constructed plot.

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