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The Station Agent (2003) Poster

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Finbar McBride: It's funny how people see me and treat me, since I'm really just a simple, boring person.

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Joe Oramas: Hey listen, if you guys do something later, can I join you?

Finbar McBride: We're not gonna do something.

Joe Oramas: No, I know, but if you do, can I join you?

Finbar McBride: We're not gonna do something later.

Joe Oramas: Okay, but, if you do?

Finbar McBride: Okay.

Joe Oramas: Cool.

[Fin tries to close the door, but Joe stops it]

Joe Oramas: You the man.

[Fin again tries to close the door, but Joe again stops it]

Joe Oramas: You the man.

[Fin finally closes the door]

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Joe Oramas: Hey, Olivia, you got a garlic press?

Olivia Harris: No.

Joe Oramas: How can you not have a garlic press?

Olivia Harris: [both she and Fin are smiling, looking at him] Still no!

Joe Oramas: Alright, you keep talking! I'm gonna go cook without the garlic press!

[turns back to kitchen]

Olivia Harris: [to Fin] I'm not used to having people in my house... especially loud people.

Finbar McBride: It's a nice house.

Olivia Harris: Yeah. David bought it as a get-away place... so I moved down here and got away.

Finbar McBride: Where did you used to live?

Olivia Harris: Princeton.

[glancing at Fin]

Olivia Harris: I know... I didn't get very far. But I just couldn't stay there another minute. Everyone looking at me... the poor woman whose son died.

[a bit of silence falls between them]

Olivia Harris: How about you? What made you pick Newfoundland?

Finbar McBride: [smiling mystically] I wanted to live near Joe!

[Laughter spreads out gradually from them]

Joe Oramas: [leaning over the rail, shouting] Guys!

[Fin and Olivia burst into laughter]

Joe Oramas: Would you come up here and talk? Seriously, this sucks!

[the two keep laughing crazily]

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Finbar McBride: You said you weren't going to talk to me if I sat here, Joe.

Joe Oramas: I haven't said anything in like twenty minutes.

[Fin checks his pocket watch]

Finbar McBride: Nine.

Joe Oramas: You timed me?

Finbar McBride: Mm-hmm.

Joe Oramas: That's cold, bro.

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Finbar McBride: I'm retired, actually.

Emily: Aren't you a little young to be retired?

Finbar McBride: No, dwarves retire early. Common fact.

Emily: Yeah, *lazy* dwarves.

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[last lines]

Joe Oramas: It's the librarian fantasy, man. Glasses off, hair down, books flying.

Finbar McBride: She doesn't wear glasses.

Olivia Harris: Well, buy her some, it's worth it.

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Finbar McBride: Here I am! Take a look. TAKE A LOOK!

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Finbar McBride: Well, there are people called train chasers. They follow a train and they film it.

Olivia Harris: Are you a train chaser?

Finbar McBride: No.

Olivia Harris: How come?

Finbar McBride: I don't know how to drive a car. And I don't own a camera.

Olivia Harris: That'd do it.

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Joe Oramas: Trains are really cool.

Olivia Harris: They are.

Finbar McBride: [smoking marijuana] So are horses.

Joe Oramas: What?

Finbar McBride: I was just thinking that.

Joe Oramas: Give me the joint, man.

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Olivia Harris: Would you do me a favor and not look at me right now?

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[first lines]

Henry Styles: Morning, professor.

Finbar McBride: Good morning.

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Joe Oramas: Hey, man, let me ask you a personal question. You've had sex before, right?

Finbar McBride: Yes.

Joe Oramas: With a regular sized chick?

Finbar McBride: With a regular sized chick.

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Joe Oramas: Do they have clubs for you people?

Finbar McBride: What?

Joe Oramas: You know, for train watchers.

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Olivia Harris: [Breaking the ice] When I was 19, I actually slept with a guy because he rolled his own cigarettes.

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Emily: Your First name is Finbar?

Finbar McBride: Yes.

Emily: My name is Emily.

Finbar McBride: [Uninterestingly] Hi.

Emily: [Charmingly] Hi.

[trying to get Fin's attention]

Emily: You have a nice chin.

Finbar McBride: [feeling awkward and finding words what to say] Thanks.

[Scene cuts to railroads where Fin and Joe are walking]

Joe Oramas: A nice chin?

[scroffs]

Finbar McBride: Yeah.

Joe Oramas: Seriously?

Finbar McBride: Yeah.

Joe Oramas: Fuckin' weird.

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