The Station Agent

Director:   Tom McCarthy
Year:   2003
Language:   English
Time:   89 minutes

Bereft at the loss of his only close friend, who shares his passion for trains, a young man with a form of dwarfism takes up residence in an abandoned train station. Hoping for sanctuary from an uncaring world, he is soon besieged by a mix of would be new friends. He must confront their need to connect and perhaps his own.

Rated R for language and some drug content.

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