The distributor has taken North American distribution rights to writer-director Allison Burnett’s drama based on his own novel, Undiscovered Gyrl, which Lightning Entertainment is selling to international buyers in Cannes.

Britt Robertson stars as a blogger in her year before college who becomes embroiled in an increasingly dark sexual odyssey.

Lauren Avinoam, Nicolas Emiliani and Lauren Hogarth are producing.

Robertson stars alongside Justin Long, Christian Slater, Kimberly Williams-Paisley and Martin Sheen.

Phase 4’s Larry Greenberg brokered the deal with Maren Olsen at Traction on behalf of the filmmakers.