What can a boy do when his grandfather has Alzheimer’s and everyone else in his family wants him to go to a home? How can he convince his family that it’s cruel?
The Memory Cage is a stark depiction of war and loneliness. War is not about bravery and courage.
Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori. Everyone knows that’s a lie.
But what happens if no one wants to know the truth? What happens when people want to look away from the truth that is staring them in the face?
Memories of sadness, grief and loss cannot be put in a box and hidden under the bed. If you try to do that, the repercussions will be violent.
And that is what a young boy discovers – for himself and his grandfather.