Skip to main content

Big Bill - The Story of a Heron

UK, 1976 (MIFF 1977)

Director: Hugh Miles

The life history of the grey heron, woven around the story of one bird, Big Bill, and his parents. It deals with most aspects of herons' lives, including the influences on breeding success and survival.

See also...

Round Robin

The Robin is better known to most of us as a carrier of Christmas messages than as a wild bird. But dispensing peace and goodwill is not part of the Robin's life — it spends most of its time ... More »

Early One Morning . . .

A lyrical impression of the English countryside with its rich and varied wildlife. ... More »

OSPREY

The story of the osprey: includes nestbuilding and family life in the Scottish Highlands, migration to Africa and the drama of hunting — some of the fishing scenes are among the most ... More »

Woman on a Roof

A student film in which the relationships between three building workers are disturbed by the presence of a woman sunbathing on the roof opposite. ... More »

High Fidelity

A girl in search of a dream the dancing man in tails and top hat. ... More »

A Clean and Pleasant Land

The film looks at the work now being done throughout Britain to draw up contingency plans in the fight against oil pollution. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director