Description:12 02 39 00 French Colony. 1922. The Maghreb. Crosshead. Close-up on a colonist with hat interrogates another Westerner, lashed in a post. Prisoner is bare-chested. Exchange of cynical comments. The colonist orders to his men to gag again the prisoner which seems too much a boaster. Arabic in traditional dresses, jellabas put seize him by hair and whips him.