The Station Agent DVD
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Directed by Thomas McCarthy
Produced in 2004
Main Language - English
Countries & Regions - American film
Quirky rural drama. When his friend and co-worker suddenly dies, train enthusiast Finbar McBride (Dinklage) - a dwarf who avoids social contact - inherits an abandoned railway station in rural New Jersey.
Length: 89 mins
Format: DVD Colour
Released: 2nd May 2011
Cat No: MIROPD2144
by Peter Wild on 6th August 2004
Fin is a man of diminished stature, who has lived a life in which he is dogged by idiots shouting 'dah plane, dah plane' (imitating Tattoo from Fantasy Island) and, as... Read on
Fin is a man of diminished stature, who has lived a life in which he is dogged by idiots shouting 'dah plane, dah plane' (imitating Tattoo from Fantasy Island) and, as a result, has become somewhat insular. Bequeathed an abandoned station agent’s shed besides a rail track in Newfoundland, Fin leaves the life he has known behind. Or so he thinks. The combination of a garrulous Cuban with a hotdog stand on his doorway, a divorcee painter who almost kills him twice on the same stretch of road, a librarian with a crush on him and an overweight schoolgirl who wants him to speak in her class, finally draws Fin out of his shell and, in turn, makes The Station Agent remarkable viewing – comprising great warmth and, peculiarly perhaps, sincere truths. Reviewing the film, Philip French quoted Kenneth Tynan on Waiting for Godot (“Nothing happens, twice”) before going on to say: “In The Station Agent, not much happens, several times, but it's worth attending to.” Hide
Wes Anderson, 1998
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