Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment Cannes slate is taking shape as the company anounced (18) it has picked up international rights to The Better Angels.

Jason Clarke, Diane Kruger, Brit Marling, Wes Bentley and Braydon Denney star in the lyrical evocation of the early childhood years of Abraham Lincoln.

Longtime Terrence Malick collaborator A J Edwards makes his feature directorial debut.

Electric’s head of international distribution Sonia Mehandjiyska will bring the title to Cannes and Amplify will distribute in the US later in the year. 

Click here for Screen’s Sundance interview with Edwards.