Ordeal by Innocence (1984) TWR

From: CHYRON (DSMITHHFX) 9 Feb 18:48
To: ALL1 of 2
Noirish Christie tale has stellar cast, sumptuous photography, bizarre score.

From: CHYRON (DSMITHHFX) 9 Feb 18:52
To: ALL2 of 2
Later remade as a BBC miniseries with Bill Nighy (which I haven't seen).

The score for the film consists of random Dave Brubeck jazz standards, increasingly jarring and malappropo (which is not even a word).

It may have worked for Charlie Brown Christmas, but emphatically not for this.

MrsD. and I convinced ourselves it was filmed in Oban and Mull (we spent a couple of days there many moons ago), but it turns out it was Dartmouth, Devon.
EDITED: 9 Feb 18:55 by DSMITHHFX