The Designated Victim

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The Designated Victim (1971, Italy) is a Giallo film directed by Maurizio Lucidi.

The Designated Victim

Main Details

  • Released in 1971
  • Color
  • Runtime: 98 min (PAL - Longer Version)
  • Aspect Ratio: (2.35:1)
  • Production Co: Produzioni Cinematografiche Europee (P.C.E.)
  • Directed by Maurizio Lucidi
  • Written by Augusto Caminito, Fulvio Gicca Palli (as Fulvio Gicca), Aldo Lado, Maurizio Lucidi, Antonio Troiso, Anthony La Penna (as Tony La Penna)
  • Starring: Tomas Milian, Pierre Clémenti, Katia Christine, Luigi Casellato, Marisa Bartoli, Ottavio Alessi, Alessandra Cardini (as Sandra Cardini), Enzo Tarascio, Carla Mancini, Bruno Boschetti
  • Produced by Pier Ludovico Pavoni, Vico Pavoni
  • Original Music by Luis Enriquez Bacalov
  • Cinematography by Aldo Tonti
  • Film Editing by Alessandro Lucidi

Plot Summary

  • Count Tiepolo cleverly arranges his own murder in the magical setting of Venice and even enjoys the thrill of knowing that he is about to die.


  • Just how perfect is your plan?

Also Known As

  • Der Todesengel (Germany)
  • La Vittima designata (Italy)
  • Murder by Design (Netherlands)
  • Slam Out (UK)
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