• The Queen of Versailles (2012)

The Queen of Versailles

Release Date: 2012

DVD Release Date: November 13th, 2012

PG |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

The 2008 global economic crisis threatens the fortune of Florida billionaires David and Jackie Siegel just as they are in the middle of building a 90,000 square-foot estate.

Cast: Lorraine Barrett, Jaqueline Siegel

Director: Lauren Greenfield

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Queen of Versailles will prompt loathing not only among the so-called 99 Percent, but among those in the top 1 percent who would like someone more sane to represent them on camera. show more

  • 85
    Scott TobiasNPR

    Greenfield's refusal to pass judgment on the Siegels lends her subjects and their marriage unexpected complexity and depth - especially Jackie, a true force of nature. show more

  • 85

    There's a certain type of painful honesty that shines through in both their interviews toward the end and, particularly, in those with the staff. show more

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