Travis Fimmel stars in Danger Close as an officer leading a company of 100 young men in the Battle of Long Tan, a two-day conflict that took place in the early days of the Vietnam War. The action unfolded in the midst of a rubber plantation and involved the VC and PAVN on one side and the 1st Australian Talk Force on the other. The latter was outmatched 25 to 1. Reports of the skirmish were subjected to a number of controversies regarding the veracity of the official events. Screenwriter Stuart Beattie and director Kriv Stenders weigh in with an artistic perspective that emphasizes the emotional states of the men facing nearly impossible odds. Luke Bracey and Danile Webber co-star. Laemmle Music Hall, 9036 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, Fri., Nov. 8, various showtimes; $9-$12. (310) 478-3836, laemmle.com.
Also opening Friday, November 8: Good Girls Get High; Honey Boy; The Kingmaker; Mickey and the Bear; Racetime; Sunday Girl; Shakira in Concert: El Dorado World Tour.