Madrid Noir

Virtual Reality
Standalone VR
45 mins
Official website
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Madrid Noir is a 45 minute mystery adventure that unfolds across two acts in this Emmy™ award winning VR film.

With her uncle declared dead, a disenchanted young woman must delve into her memories to pick up his shadowy trail. Solving the puzzles of the past ain't gonna be easy!

The story

An interactive mystery for Meta Quest

Directed by James Castillo, developed by No Ghost and produced by Atlas V, 'Madrid Noir' tells the story of Lola, a young woman compelled to dig into her memories, picking up her uncle's shadowy trail and attempting to piece together the puzzles of the past.

A noir full of heart

Meet Lola Petit - adventurer, photographer, and detective-in-the-making.

During the summer of 1930, Lola is sent to live with her Uncle Manolo and his energetic pug Paquita in the charming city of Madrid. Lola needs your help to uncover the dark secrets of the past, with interactions that drive the story and bring you closer to the characters.

A thrilling interactive caper

Presented in two acts, Madrid Noir takes place in a tactile and meticulously detailed re-imagining of Spain's capital.

Taking the moodiness of classic noir and cramming it together with the gleeful expression of animation, Madrid Noir is a 45 minute VR adventure you won’t forget!

One of the main characters of the VR experience Madrid Noir, Manolo is under a lamp from the perspective of the VR user
A screenshot of the VR app Madrid Noir. A taverna is dimily lit in the darkness
A young girl beneath a sign in the underground tunnels
Two men outside a taverna in madrid smoking and looking menacing
A lonely girl with her pet pug dog beneath a spotlight
Concept colour key painting of two men in a fight in an underground lair
A screenshot of Madrid Noir where the ringleader of the criminals throws a knife at our main character
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Written and Directed by

James A. Castillo

Written by

Lawrence Bennett

Screenplay by

Lydia Rynne

With the voice of

Godeliv Van Den Brant as Lola Petit

With the voice of

Fernando Guillén Cuervo as Manolo Monreal

Original Score by

Fernando Guillén Cuervo as Manolo Monreal

Produced by

Atlas V & No Ghost

In Co-Production with


Executive Producers

Antoine Cayrol, Luke Gibbard, Arnaud Colinart


Craig Skerry, Corentin Lambot, Dash Spiegelman, Kye Dorricott

Sound Design by



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