Everything you need to know about the Steve Martin documentary

Including where to watch it in Australia…
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Steve Martin is undoubtedly an iconic figure in the entertainment industry. A polymath, if you will, whose talents span acting, comedy, writing, and music.

During the course of his career, Steve has won numerous accolades, including an Honorary Academy Award, an Emmy and five Grammys, and starred in a slew of hit films and television shows, like Roxanne, Father of the Bride and, more recently, Only Murders in the Building.

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Therefore, it’s not surprising that a documentary detailing Steve’s illustrious career has been released. If anything, it’s surprising that it’s taken until 2024 for a Steve Martin documentary to grace our screens.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new documentary…

How long is the Steve Martin documentary?

STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces is, as the title suggests, in two parts. The first episode has a runtime of 1 hour and 34 minutes. The second episode has a runtime of 1 hour and 37 minutes.

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If you wanted to watch it all in one sitting, it’d take just over 3 hours in total.

What is the Steve Martin documentary about?

The first episode of STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces, titled Then, covers the early days of Steve’s career.

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So, his time working as a magician in his hometown of Garden Grove, writing for The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour and his stand-up comedy career – characterised by absurdist humour, originality, and the famous “wild and crazy guy” persona.

The second episode, titled Now, explores how Steve transitioned from live performances to the big screen. It also documents his forays into music and writing as well as returning to performing live onstage with Martin Short.

Where can I watch the Steve Martin documentary in Australia?

The Steve Martin documentary is available exclusively on Apple TV+. Stream now on Apple TV+ from $12.99/mth, with a 7-day free trial.

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