Trailer for the Charming Time Travel Comedy ABOUT TIME
Another trailer has been released for the charming looking time travel romantic comedy About Time. The movie was directed by Richard Curtis and stars Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Tom Hollander, and Margot Robbie. Curtis directed Love Actually, which I have to say is at the top of my list of favorite romantic comedies. About Time looks like it will be a fun one. Here's the detailed synopsis:
At the age of 21, Tim Lake (Gleeson) discovers he can travel in time...
The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father (Nighy) tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in his own life—so he decides to make his world a better place...by getting a girlfriend. Sadly, that turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Moving from the Cornwall coast to London to train as a lawyer, Tim finally meets the beautiful but insecure Mary (McAdams). They fall in love, then an unfortunate time-travel incident means he's never met her at all. So they meet for the first time again—and again—but finally, after a lot of cunning time-traveling, he wins her heart.
Tim then uses his power to create the perfect romantic proposal, to save his wedding from the worst best-man speeches, to save his best friend from professional disaster and to get his pregnant wife to the hospital in time for the birth of their daughter, despite a nasty traffic jam outside Abbey Road.
But as his unusual life progresses, Tim finds out that his unique gift can't save him from the sorrows and ups and downs that affect all families, everywhere. There are great limits to what time travel can achieve, and it can be dangerous too. "About Time" is a comedy about love and time travel, which discovers that, in the end, making the most of life may not need time travel at all.
The movie gets a limited release on November 1st and then expands on November 8th, 2013. Here's the trailer!