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Magnolia Pictures has released the first trailer and poster for The Queen of Versailles, director Lauren Greenfield's critically-acclaimed documentary arriving in theaters July 20. Take a look at how one billionaire family is affected by the recession in this trailer, then check out the 1-sheet.

The Queen Of Versailles - Trailer

Directed by lauded filmmaker and photographer Lauren Greenfield, who won the U.S. Directing Award for Documentary Film at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for this film, The Queen of Versailles is a character-driven documentary about a billionaire family and their financial challenges in the wake of the economic crisis.

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, »

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