I know I said I wanted to live forever and I would never be bored, but the reality is, it's probably kind of sad to live forever if you're the only one sticking around.
'The Road' is about that fear that all parents can have. What's going to happen to your child if you're not around? It takes those concerns to an extreme. In the film, without me the boy has no food, no shelter, no resources at all.
There's no sense in doing something, especially if it's a hard job, if you can't have a little fun.
In the end, the actor's main power is the power to say, 'No.'