A documentary that follows a billionaire couple who live in a 90,000-square-foot mansion inspired by Versailles, built on the success of the time-share industry.
- Lauren Greenfield
- Run Time
- 1 hour 40 minutes
The paradox of wealth without refinement remains unexamined but emerges as a metaphor for the American Dream itself.Richard Brody, New Yorker, 07.23.2012
Through a clear lens unclouded by politics or blame, it offers insight into the hazardous American practice of living beyond our means.Amy Biancolli, San Francisco Chronicle, 07.26.2012
There's more going on here than classist derision, and the filmmaker uses her footage to try to sort out her feelings.Ty Burr, Boston Globe, 07.26.2012
"The Queen of Versailles" ought to be required viewing for anyone who blames the rich for yanking the rug out from under America's economy.Rafer Guzman, Newsday, 08.02.2012