The Station Agent Film Summary & Analysis

Thomas McCarthy
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Characters

Finbar McBride (Fin) played by Peter Dinklage

Description

Fin is a four-foot-five, scholarly gentleman who works in a train shop, the Golden Spike, with his friend and boss, Henry. At the beginning of the movie, Fin lives in a small apartment adjacent to his place of employment. Quiet by nature, he not only works on trains, but is extremely partial to them. He seems to seek out trains for companionship, almost as though they were human.

When his boss dies and leaves him an inheritance of one half acre of land in the small town of Newfoundland, New Jersey, Fin moves there and takes up residence in an abandoned train station on the property. Having just lost a person he considered his best friend, Fin keeps to himself and signals to those he encounters that he is not interested in forging any friendships. Despite his repeated...

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