Winner Takes All (2004 film)

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Winner Takes All
Directed by Helen M Grace
Produced by JC Mac
Helen M Grace
Chico Slimani (producer)
Written by JC Mac
Chico Slimani
Helen M Grace
Starring JC Mac
Chico Slimani
Lauretta Lewis
Barber Ali
Music by Chico Slimani
Cinematography Peter Thornton
Edited by Barrett Heathcote
Release date
  • 2004 (2004) (Wales)
Running time
6 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English language

Winner Takes All is a 2004 British short film directed by Helen M Grace, written by Machico Bros & Helen M Grace.

Nominated for BAFTA Cymru Best Short Film award 2004/2005

The short film stars JC Mac, Chico Slimani, Lauretta Lewis, and Barber Ali.


A stranger (JC Mac) walks into a bar and is given a challenge to win a pot of money. There are three tasks that he must complete, but he is distracted by a young woman and doesn't listen to the rules properly. The result is that he completes the challenge in a mixed-up and shocking way.
His story is told in rhyme by a Narrator (Chico Slimani).


Filmed for two days at Caesar's Nightclub in Streatham, South London in September 2003.

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