Love, fear, courage. The Factory have released the UK Trailer for true story LGBT drama Firebird. Friendship becomes forbidden love during Cold War era Soviet Union.
The film is directed by Peter Rebane and stars Tom Prior, Oleg Zagorodnii, and Diana Pozharskaya.
In this one we find ourselves at the height of the Cold War. A troubled soldier forms a forbidden love triangle with a daring fighter pilot and his female comrade amid the dangerous surroundings of a Soviet Air Force Base.
Our writer Georgia May watched the film at it’s BFI London Flare Festival calling the film ” a stunning celebration of real, forgotten love. Tragic and elegantly told“.
Check out the trailer below…
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Firebird is a touching love story set in the Soviet Air Force during the Cold War. Sergey, a troubled young private, is counting the days till his military service ends. His life is turned upside down when daring fighter pilot Roman arrives at the base. Driven by curiosity, Sergey and Roman navigate the precarious line between love and friendship as a dangerous love triangle forms between them and Luisa, the secretary to the base Commander. Sergey is forced to face his past as Roman’s career is endangered and Luisa struggles to keep her family together. As the walls close in, they risk their freedom and their lives in the face of an escalating KGB investigation and the fear of the all-seeing Soviet regime…Based on a true story.
Firebird will get an UK cinema release from 28th January 2022.