The Designated Victim (La vittima designata) 52 years old

The Designated 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 ...


The Designated Victim Cast

Name Character
Pierre Clémenti He was 28, 57 years old when he died as Count Matteo Tiepolo
Tomás Milián He was 38, 84 years old when he died as Stefano Argenti
Enzo Tarascio He was 52, 86 years old when he died as Del Bosco
Carla Mancini She was 21, now 73 years old
Alessandra Cardini She was 24, now 76 years old as Christina Müller
Katia Christine She was 25, now 77 years old as Fabienne Béranger
Luigi Casellato as Commissario Finzi
Bruno Boschetti
Giuseppe Alotta
Ottavio Alessi He was 52, 59 years old when he died as Balsamo
Vittorio Pinelli
Marisa Bartoli She was 33, now 85 years old as Luisa Argenti

The Designated Victim Crew

Name Department
Enrico Sabbatini as Production Design. He was 39 (66) years old when He died Art
Enrico Sabbatini as Costume Designer. He was 39 (66) years old when He died Costume & Make-Up
Fulvio Gicca Palli as Screenplay. Writing
Aldo Lado as Assistant Director. He was 36 (now 88) years old Directing
Aldo Lado as Story. He was 36 (now 88) years old Writing
Augusto Caminito as Story. He was 31 (now 83) years old Writing
Maurizio Lucidi as Director. He was 39 (72) years old when He died Directing
Maurizio Lucidi as Story. He was 39 (72) years old when He died Writing
Alessandro Lucidi as Editor. He was 23 (now 75) years old Editing
Antonio Troiso as Story. Writing
Pier Ludovico Pavoni as Producer. He was 44 (now 97) years old Production
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The Designated Victim (52 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, April 22, 1971
  • Runtime: 105 minutes