The Station Agent Movie Review Summary

Actors: Peter Dinklage, Bobby Cannavale, Patricia Clarkson, Michelle Williams

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Finbar McBride, a dwarf, moves to a small town in New Jersey after his only friend dies and leaves him a train station. He plans on spending his time alone, but he meets Joe, a talkative food vendor, Olivia, a beautiful and sad artist, and Emily, a librarian, who refuse to leave him alone and subsequently teach him the true meaning of love and friendship.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   physical disability Coping with loss of loved one?    -   Yes Coping with loss of    -   Close platonic friend

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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