The Queen of Versailles
- 1 hr 40 min
The Queen of Versailles (2012) is a 100-minute documentary following the lives of billionaire couple David and Jacqueline Siegel, who are in the process of building their extravagant dream home: a replica of the palace of Versailles. The sky seems to be a limit for David, founder and CEO of the largest timeshare company in the world, and Jackie, the mother of eight children. Their palatial housing project is slated to cover a sprawling 90,000 square feet, featuring thirty bathrooms, ten kitchens, two tennis courts, a full baseball field and more. However, the couple's dream of building the largest house in America crumbles around them following a massive stock market crash. In the wake of a financial catastrophe, the family must adapt to their harsh new financial realities and make some tough choices about their future. The American Dream takes on a new twist in this intriguing "riches to rags" story.