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1,511 Ratings

The Station Agent

Directed by Tom McCarthy
United States, 2003
Comedy, Drama


Finbar McBride wants to be left alone. But at four feet, five inches, blending in with the crowd is an almost impossible task. Born with dwarfism, Fin has responded to unsolicited attention by choosing a life of separation and spends his time alone with his one passion–trains.

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The Station Agent Directed by Tom McCarthy

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2003 | 3 wins including: Audience Award (Dramatic Competition)

Independent Spirit Awards

2004 | 3 wins including: Best First Screenplay

2004 | Nominee: Best Male Lead

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2003 | Winner: Special Prize of the Jury

2003 | Special Mention: SIGNIS Award

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