The Royal Opera House

Maazel: 1984 DVD (The Royal Opera)

1984 had its premiere at the Royal Opera House in 2005, where it was conducted by the composer and filmed in High Definition. Robert Lepage's highly praised and visually stunning production is both gripping and terrifying. 

Composer: Lorin Maazel
Winston Smith: Simon Keenlyside,
Julia: Nancy Gustafson
O'Brien: Richard Margison
Gym Instructress / Drunken Woman: Diana Damrau
Syme: Lawrence Brownlee
Parsons: Jeremy White
Charrington: Graeme Danby
Prole Woman: Mary Lloyd Davies 

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Conductor: Lorin Maazel
Stage Director: Robert Lepage
Video Director: Brian Large
Set Desins: Carl Fillion
Costume Designs: Yasmina Giguère
Lighting: Michel Baeulieu
Choreography: Sylvain Émard 

Picture: 16:9
Sound: LPCM Stereo / DTS Digital 5.1 Surround
Format: NTSC
Region code: 0 Worldwide
Running time: 147+27 mins
Recorded: 2005
Subtitles: EN/FR/GE/IT/SP