The Designated Victim (1971)

04/22/1971 (IT) Thriller 1h 45m
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It was the perfect crime... but who was the victim?


Stefano Argenti, an ambitious advertising executive, meets a curious hippie named Count Mateo Tiepolo and they form a strange bond. Having gained Stefano's confidence, Tiepolo reveals that he wants to kill his domineering brother. He suggests that Stefano carry out the killing and in exchange he offers to murder Luisa, Stefano's wife who is a barrier to his career and his affair with Fabienne, a model. Argenti is more curious than shocked but decides to reject the bizarre offer. However, a short-time later, his wife is strangled to death by an intruder and he becomes the prime suspect. By withholding evidence that could prove his innocence. Mateo blackmails Stefano into keeping his part of the bargain. But there is a twist ...

  1. Maurizio Lucidi

    Director, Story

  2. Fulvio Gicca Palli


  3. Aldo Lado


  4. Augusto Caminito


  5. Antonio Troiso


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  1. Tomas Milian

    Tomas Milian

    Stefano Augenti

  2. Pierre Clémenti

    Pierre Clémenti

    Count Mateo Tiepolo

  3. Katia Christine

    Katia Christine

    Fabienne Bélanger

  4. Luigi Casellato

    Luigi Casellato

    Inspector Finzi

  5. Marisa Bartoli

    Marisa Bartoli

    Luisa Augenti, Stefano's wife

  6. Ottavio Alessi


  7. Alessandra Cardini

    Alessandra Cardini

    Christina Müller (as Sandra Cardini)

  8. Enzo Tarascio

    Enzo Tarascio

    Argenti's business associate

  9. Carla Mancini

    Carla Mancini

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The Designated Victim
The Designated Victim

Original Title La vittima designata

Status Released

Original Language Italian

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