“But I loved driving the car. I loved watching Paddy and Fred go through the same emotional journey as me and talking about how integral the motor vehicle was to your relationship with your parents.
“When you think about it, how much of the time you spent with your parents was inevitably in a car, taking you on holiday or collecting you from playing sport or whatever clubs you did?
“A lot of it was around the car because otherwise you’re running away from your parents to go and get muddy or ride your BMX.
“It hit all of us in the cars, thinking about all the significant things that happened there – the arguments and the laughter. It was a really clever idea for a film and I’m really glad I did it.”