Based on a true story, Firebird is an intense cold war drama set in the 1970's Soviet Air Force. A dangerous love triangle forms between Sergey, a troubled young conscript, his best friend Luisa, an ambitious secretary to the base Commander, and daring fighter pilot Roman. Driven by curiosity, they embark on a fatal affair of forbidden love and deception, navigating the precarious line between love and friendship. 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 very lives in the face of an escalating KGB investigation and the perils of an all-seeing Soviet regime.
A troubled conscript, his female comrade, and a daring fighter pilot form a dangerous love triangle in the Soviet Air Force at the height of the Cold War.