About the film
The Designated Victim
Release Date: April 22, 1971
|Production Companies||:||Produzioni Cinematografiche Europee (P.C.E.)|
|Producers||:||Enrico Sabbatini, Antonio Girasante, Matteo Spinola, Pier Ludovico Pavoni, Angelo Zemella, Enrico Lucherini, Luigi Anastasi, Luigi Anastasi, Margherita Autuori|
|Writers||:||Fulvio Gicca Palli, Aldo Lado, Augusto Caminito, Maurizio Lucidi, Antonio Troiso|
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 ...