punching the air

Life I was listening to Camille Saint-Saen's Symphony no.3 (Organ) earlier with that amazing fourth movement finale, which seems to appear from nowhere and jangles your brain. It also sounded very familiar. I decided I must have heard it before in film. I decided it had to be something from the seventies or eighties, a political thriller or a teen sports film, the triumphant moment when the hero completed their task, punching the air as they remember how great life is. I thought of Dustin Hoffman perhaps in a tracksuit.

An internet search later I discovered the movie in question was ...



Which is even better somehow.

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