Jamie develops a sure-fire method for picking winning horses at the races but his happy family is turned upside down when his newly wealthy parents decide to upgrade their lives. Successfully sabotaging his system is his only chance to restore normality.
'Winning Streak' at IMDB
'Winning Streak', directed by Marc de Launay, won the Silver Mboni Award at the Lola Kenya Screen Awards in August 2006.
We were very pleased to compete in the Mboni Awards which featured high quality entries from all over the world. 216 films were entered and Lola Kenya Screen’s Selection Committee made up of children, youth and adults chose 84 films film for screening from which 24 competed for the Lola Kenya Screen Mboni Awards.
Twelve year old Jamie discovers a surefire method for picking a winning
horse at the races by developing an advanced computer program. Trouble
is he's too young to put a bet on. Lucky then his eccentric Gran is
willing to get involved. Soon the whole town develops gambling fever.
As his winning streak continues Jamie and sister Lucy are delighted but
they soon realize that things aren't that simple. They're assigned an
ultra strict nanny and their names are put down for a boarding school
miles from home. Maybe it would be best not to win.