Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan

Just over one hundred inexperienced young Kiwi and Aussie soldiers attempt to hold off over 2500 Vietnamese in this true story war drama from director Kriv Stenders (Boxing Day).

2019118 minsAustralia
ActionWar
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Flicks, Blake Howard

Flicks, Blake Howard

flicks

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan recreates the most famous Australian battle of the Vietnam War, during which outnumbered and out-experienced ANZAC troops fought boldly. Elements of the film ring true but it is patriotic to a problematic extent.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

So while you can expect the usual soundtrack-driven slo-mo sequences and predictable moments of visceral violence, Danger Close delivers its devastatingly dramatic story in compelling fashion.

4.0
0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Battle footage is impressive and authentic but narrative unfolds in a predictable manner.

0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

If it's not the most character-driven of Australian war movies, it's certainly one of the most intense.

4.0
0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the unquestionably good intentions aren't enough to outweigh the middling results.

1
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

A war movie both impassioned and generic; often, despite the film's palpable sense of importance at bringing such an under-sung skirmish to the screen, it feels impassioned about remaining generic.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Orchestrated on an impressive scale, the movie nonetheless feels both familiar and diffuse, with thinly sketched variations on a bronzed theme rather than characters...

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

A war movie both impassioned and generic; often, despite the film's palpable sense of importance at bringing such an under-sung skirmish to the screen, it feels impassioned about remaining generic.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Orchestrated on an impressive scale, the movie nonetheless feels both familiar and diffuse, with thinly sketched variations on a bronzed theme rather than characters...

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the unquestionably good intentions aren't enough to outweigh the middling results.

0
Flicks, Blake Howard

Flicks, Blake Howard

flicks

Danger Close: The Battle of Long Tan recreates the most famous Australian battle of the Vietnam War, during which outnumbered and out-experienced ANZAC troops fought boldly. Elements of the film ring true but it is patriotic to a problematic extent.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

So while you can expect the usual soundtrack-driven slo-mo sequences and predictable moments of visceral violence, Danger Close delivers its devastatingly dramatic story in compelling fashion.

4.0
0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

Battle footage is impressive and authentic but narrative unfolds in a predictable manner.

0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

If it's not the most character-driven of Australian war movies, it's certainly one of the most intense.

4.0
0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the unquestionably good intentions aren't enough to outweigh the middling results.

1
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

A war movie both impassioned and generic; often, despite the film's palpable sense of importance at bringing such an under-sung skirmish to the screen, it feels impassioned about remaining generic.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Orchestrated on an impressive scale, the movie nonetheless feels both familiar and diffuse, with thinly sketched variations on a bronzed theme rather than characters...

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

A war movie both impassioned and generic; often, despite the film's palpable sense of importance at bringing such an under-sung skirmish to the screen, it feels impassioned about remaining generic.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Orchestrated on an impressive scale, the movie nonetheless feels both familiar and diffuse, with thinly sketched variations on a bronzed theme rather than characters...

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

...the unquestionably good intentions aren't enough to outweigh the middling results.

0

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