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Film Info
Event Type:Narrative Feature
Release Year:2021
Run Time:107 minutes
Production Country:United Kingdom, Estonia
Original Language:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Peeter Rebane
Cast:Tom Prior
Oleg Zagorodnii


Based on a true story during the Cold War, “Firebird” is a passionate love story set against the backdrop of an Air Force Base in occupied Estonia during late 1970’s Communist rule.

Sergey (Tom Prior), a soulful, young soldier who dreams of becoming an actor in Moscow, is counting the days until his military service ends. His life turned upside down when he locks eyes with Roman (Oleg Zagorodnii), a sexy, enigmatic ace fighter pilot newly assigned to his base.

Driven by their undeniable attraction, Sergey and Roman navigate the precarious line between love and friendship at a time when Soviet men in uniform caught having a sexual affair was met with the severest punishment.

As their friendship grows into love, the men risk their freedom and their lives to be together in the face of an all-seeing Soviet regime.

“An intimate and unforgettable love story.” — The Upcoming

“A terrifically crafted romance thriller.” — Edge Media Network

“Soars with passion! A must see!” — San Jose Mercury News