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The Queen of Versailles

  • Release Date: Jul 20, 2012
  • Rated: Language and Thematic Elements
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 40 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Lauren Greenfield


With epic proportions of Shakespearean tragedy, the film follows two unique characters, whose rags-to-riches success stories reveal the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream. The film begins with the family triumphantly constructing the biggest house in America, a 90,000 sq. ft. palace. Over the next two years, their sprawling empire, fueled by the real estate bubble and cheap money, falters due to the economic crisis. Major changes in lifestyle and character ensue within the cross-cultural...more

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80 out of 100 Metascore®

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OK for kids 13+

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