Screen Media Films has picked up US rights to Derick Martini's drama Lymelife following its world premiere at Toronto last month, where it won the FIPRESCI Discovery Award

Lymelife takes place in the 1970s in a Long Island community afflicted by an outbreak of Lime Disease. The ensemble cast features Alec Baldwin, Cynthia Nixon, Timothy Hutton, Jill Hennessey, Rory Culkin, Kieran Culkin and Emma Roberts.

Martini co-wrote the screenplay with Steve Martini following their previous collaboration on Smiling Fish And Goat On Fire.