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The Queen of Versailles

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
The Queen of Versailles


Jackie and David were triumphantly constructing the biggest house in America - a sprawling, 90,000-square-foot palace inspired by Versailles - when their timeshare empire falters due to the economic crisis. Their rags-to-riches-to-rags story reveals the innate virtues and flaws of the American Dream.
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Steven Rea: 'Purses are a good investment," says Jackie Siegel. "If you ever get into a bind, you can always sell them on eBay." It isn't entirely clear at what point in the chronology of Lauren Greenfield's jaw-dropping documentary The Queen of Versailles Siegel makes this observation. » Read more

MPAA rating:
PG
for thematic elements and language
Cast:
David Siegel; Jackie Siegel; Virginia Nebel
Directed by:
Lauren Greenfield
Genre:
Documentary
Running time:
01:40
Release date:
2012
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