Above Man, the Woman Soars is based on the Romanian bestseller Apropierea by Marin Mălaicu Hondrari, a story involving a Romanian poet who's life changes forever when he falls in love with a Spanish woman.


Filming will begin in October 2017. Shooting is set to take place in three Spanish cities: Cordoba, Seville and Candas, as well as in the Romanian town of Sângeorz-Băi. 



Developed with the support of the Romanian National Film Center, Canal Sur (Spain) and the Creative Europe programme - MEDIA of the European Union.





The movie depicts the story of Adrian (Mihai Smarandache), a poet who emigrates illegally to Spain in 2002 and finds employment as a night guard at a car dealership managed by Rafael (Luis Bermejo). Adrian’s life is forever changed on the Night of San Juan, when he meets Maria (Belén Cuesta), a guitar player in a jazz band.

Directed by Tudor Giurgiu
Screenplay: Tudor Giurgiu, Marin Malaicu-Hondrari
Cinematography: Marius Panduru
Production Design: Sonia Nolla
Costume Design: Fernando Garcia
Produced by Libra Film
Co-produced by Tito Clint Movies (Sevilla), Evolution Films (Prague)
Producers: Bogdan Crăciun (Romania), Olmo Figueredo (Spain)
Mihai Smarandache
Belén Cuesta
Ariadna Gil
Luis Bermejo