Free running (parkour) is amazing - but often it doesn't look quite as dramatic as you'd hope.
That's all changed thanks to the Light Emitting Dudes behind this video, in which they put on LED suits and rip Bangok apart with their ultra-free running tricks.
"With acrobatic grace, they carved up the already buzzing nightlife spots while adding their own flair and colour to the mix.
Director Frank Sauer and Costume Designer Christina Zahra worked without pre-planned locations or stunts, and apparently pretty much made up the film on the spot:
"Once the suits were ready, and we were tired of playing dress-up in the apartment and scaring the cat, it was time for the team to hit the streets. This opened up a whole new can of worms. It turns out, walking around the streets looking like creepy Neo S&M Power Rangers attracts unwanted attention, making guerilla-style shooting particularly difficult, to say the least. And the traffic police didn't take our presence at busy intersections light-heartedly either. Go figure.
The mix of dangerous stunts and exhaustion due to all-night shoots really tested our resolve to finish the video. Maintaining the suits in good condition was also a continual hassle. They needed to be disassembled from time to time so the batteries could be recharged, and damaged LED strips needed to be unthreaded and replaced.
We had a great time together. In the end, it's definitely worth it to create something new and unique in a way only you can."
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