Cédric Jimenez has many projects on fire. After the impressive box-office success of Bac Nord, which has accumulated more than 2 million admissions in French theaters and won seven nominations for the Césars on 25 February next, it began, in mid-May, the shooting of his next feature film, Novembre. With Sandrine Kiberlain, Jérémie Renier, Anaïs Demoustier, Sofian Khammes and Jean Dujardin in the cast, it will retrace the hunt for terrorists by the police after the Bataclan attack. After the Bac in Marseille and anti-terrorism in Paris, direction the Colombian junta for his new feature film, already announced in the columns of Variety. With Verde, the La French director’s sixth film, he will chronicle the kidnapping and captivity of Frenchwoman and former Colombian presidential candidate Íngrid Betancourt and her campaign manager Clara Rojas in the jungle. The two women were held captive for seven years by the FARC. Cédric Jimenez wrote the screenplay for this project, once again inspired by a true story with the novelist and screenwriter Olivier Demangel, (9 months firm, Atlantique, Baron Noir) , with whom he has already collaborated for November. “Verde will be a film about captivity, resilience and the inner journey of Íngrid and Clara, what they discovered about themselves during their captivity”, detailed Jimenez, citing Apocalypse Now and Midnight Express among his references. for this new film. The shooting of this feature film with a budget of 18 million euros should begin in South America in the fall of 2022. The casting is in progress.