La Rivière du Hibou

Renoir’s Boudu takes that river ride to the sandy shore, Enrico gives a lesson in filmmaking.

Leone profits from the rest of it in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Serling is said to have picked it up on the spot at Cannes for The Twilight Zone as An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge.

An entire metaphor of the Confederacy is presented from the viewpoint of a Southerner on the end of a Northern rope...

Lelouch probably remembers it also in C’était un rendez-vous.