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.
Post-film discussion led by Winnie Bernat.
About the director Tom McCarthy.
Other background on the film.
A selection of reviews of the film.