He has a passion for trains and works in a shop selling such items but when his only friend and co-worker dies, he finds that in his late friends will, he has been left an abandoned train depot in rural New Jersey. The Station Agent 7. The word 'quirky' is getting quite a workout in reviews for this film. I enjoyed it, if anything, more on the second occasion. Many of us seem to have had a similar experience. You know, like a "train of the month" club.
However, Fin finds that, even in isolation, it's not always easy to be alone.
The Station Agent
Tales From the Tour Bus. Jun 16, Full Review…. Films directed by Tom McCarthy. Meanwhile, Emily seeks solace in Fin, who slowly is realizing interaction with other humans may not be as unpleasant as he thought. Joe's constant badgering and Olivia's sweet hearted nature eventually bring Fin out of his shell. It's the bond and the relationship they develop with one another that gives this film it's heart. There is so much left, by the end of the film, that we want to know about these characters.