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« The ancient Greeks had two words for time: Chronos and Kairos.
Kairos means the opportune moment for the accomplishment of a crucial action. The « supreme » moment. »
K A I R O S is a visual poem exploring the concept of time perception. It’s an allegorical vision of the French Open final 2016. After trying for years to succeed in Roland-Garros, Novak Djokovic triumphed at last to become the eighth man in history to complete the career Grand Slam.

written & directed by Neels Castillon
narrated by Johnny B.A.N.G Reilly
production company:
producer: Ariane Cornic
music & sound design: Yann Rouquet
cinematography: Pierre Jouvion & Neels Castillon
colorist: Nicolas Guibert @Mikros Image
sound supervision: Benjamin Desplanques, Grégoire Musso @Benzene
voice recordist: Bruce Keen
re-Recording mixer: Loic Cavenet
editor: Neels Castillon
production coordinator: Sandrine Laveau
creative assistant: Sébastien Rouquet
camera assistant: Arthur Turpin
camera provider: RVZ
special thanks: Samuel Renollet, Mathieu Janneau, Jean-Lin Roig
supported by Fédération Française de Tennis

K A I R O S from Neels Castillon on Vimeo.