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Firebird Reviews

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November 18, 2021
Though it tells a familiar tale of forbidden love, this slick and heartfelt wartime drama is a timely reminder of continued Soviet prejudice against LGBTQ+ people.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 30, 2021
Unfortunately it's sometimes hard to sympathize with a couple of men who use their friendship with Luisa as a shield. But the lead actors are sexy, and if the movie's dramatic beats sometimes feel old-fashioned, that's not always a bad thing.
September 23, 2021
Our queer elders were brave folks-we owe it to them to be braver with their stories.
June 28, 2021
After a monastic-like lockdown, aren't we all in need of a dreamy romance? Firebird is it.
June 25, 2021
The intentions behind Firebird are sincere even if the execution favours the melodramatic.
June 10, 2021
the film is a terrifically crafted romance thriller about the difficulties of being gay in certain parts of the world in the recent past...
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 10, 2021
A glossy and classy melodrama that soars with passion and is elevated by strong production values, heartfelt performances and a story arc that journeys to unexpected destinations.
April 6, 2021
Ultimately, Firebird is not a revolutionary Queer romance by any means but it is a glossy love story with conviction and genuine historical tragedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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