Assassin’s Creed – a video game published by French video game company Ubisoft, developed by their Montreal studio – has captured the world with its mix of historical fiction, insane parkour, science-fiction, beautiful graphics and landscapes and, for some, its compelling story, and its newest iteration – Unity – takes place during the French Revolution. It’s the kind of series to spark the imagination … so it isn’t much of a surprise that – around the world – groups have decided to re-enact some parts of the game in costume and style.
A group of filmmakers and parkour athletes came together to make a short film – in France! – which displays a two soldiers of the French Revolution pursued by four assassins in their distinctive garb. If you’ve thought that some of the stunts displayed in Assassin’s Creed were almost hard to believe, take a look at this.