Firebird

Firebird

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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.

2022Rating: MA15+, A strong sex scene107 minsEstonia, UKFactory
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Firebird | Reviews

55%49 reviews

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

The intentions behind Firebird are sincere even if the execution favours the melodramatic.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The film’s exploration of love, courage and the price of speaking your truth is as timely as it’s ever been...

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Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

There are clichés and then there are only clichés, and Firebird is suffocated by them.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

This ostensibly heart-rending tale of forbidden love hardens into something generic and prefabricated.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

There is loss, but little sense of risk.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

It’s a deeply felt tale made more so by the inherently dicey, if not impossible, nature of Sergey and Roman’s love.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Aims for poetic heights but merely plods.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Prior and Zagorodnii are both so watchable, and their chemistry so electric, that it’s easy to get swept away in their romance. Historical accuracy be damned.

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Firebird | Release Details

Firebird is available to stream in Australia now on Google Play and Apple TV and Prime Video Store.