Inspired by George Orwell's great novel, composer and conductor Lorin Maazel creates an opera of totalitarian nightmare where "Big Brother" is always watching. Filmed during the world premiere performances at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, the opera made a stunning impression and received world-wide press. The director, Robert Le Page (La Damnation de Faust at the Metropolitan Opera, Cirque du Soleil), has created a spectacular and psychologically gripping production which allows the international cast brings Orwell's dark vision to life. Bonus Feature: 30 minute interview with Lorin Maazel. 2-DVD set, filmed in High Definition.