Based on a true story, Firebird is an intense cold war thriller set in the 1970s Soviet Air Force. A dangerous love triangle forms when both Luisa, a charming and ambitious secretary to the base Commander, and her best friend Sergey, a troubled conscript, unexpectedly fall for Roman, a daring young Russian fighter pilot. Driven by curiosity, they embark on a fatal affair of forbidden love and deception, navigating the precarious line between love and friendship. Sergey has to face his past, Roman’s career is endangered and Luisa struggles to keep her family together. As the walls close in they risk their freedom and their very lives in the face of an escalating KGB investigation and the multiple perils of an all seeing Soviet regime.
Written by: Peeter Rebane & Tom Prior
Produced by: Brigita Rozenbrika
Executive Producers: Mauro Durant & Neil TennantCasting Director: Beatrice Kruger