In the Beat of a Heart is an adaptation of the Romanian bestseller Apropierea by Marin Mălaicu Hondrari, a novel entwining four stories, mainly a romance involving a Romanian man who left his old life for a new adventure in Spain, and a Spanish woman.


Filming will begin this fall (2017).



Developed with the support of the Creative Europe programme - MEDIA of the European Union.





Adrian is a poet, illegal immigrant in Spain, in 2005. Rafael, a dealer of second hand cars, offers him to be a guard at his auto dealership. During the rituals of the magical night of San Juan, Adrian’s life changes forever when he meets Maria, a Spanish woman, bass player in a jazz band. Maria is married to Javier, a sculptor. They fall in love. An impossible love story between two strangers. 

Directed by Tudor Giurgiu
Cinematography: Marius Panduru
Produced by Libra Film
Co-produced by La Claqueta (Spain)
Producer: Bogdan Crăciun