He just happens to use time-travel rather than Rohypnol. Eventually he tracks her down at a party, and the rest is essentially one long happy ending.
Unfortunately, all does not go to plan, and the experience is over rather more quickly than might have been hoped. Reader, she marries him. The film's internal logic about time travel was also criticised in other reviews: The Independent says the explanation of time travel is "shockingly inadequate" and that "Curtis keeps leaving questions unanswered — time and time again"  Steve Cummins of the Irish Post refers to Tim travelling backwards and forwards in time when he says the film is "riddled with plot holes"  Matthew Turner points out the "big problem is the unsightly pile-up of plot holes and logic problems"  Kate Erbland of Film School Rejects states "the rules and limitations of Tim's gift aren't exactly hard and fast, and the final third of the film is rife with complications that never get quite explained.
Ryan Gilbey is the New Statesman's film critic. By the evening, he has wormed his way into her bed.
Grant in invaluable cameo roles and that they end up provoking some of the biggest laughs of the movie demonstrates why Curtis is a comedy genius. When I first saw the scene in isolation, I laughed. About Time is released on 4 September.
Rules that previously applied suddenly don't apply Curtis wrote a similar scene, hinging on a woman being oblivious to the exact nature of her sexual relationship with a man, in the most unsavoury part of The Boat That Rocked.
There he encounters an American named Mary Rachel McAdams at her most infectiously fetching who is mad about Kate Moss, prattles on about her too-short bangs while referring to them as "fringe" and will be revealed to have quite good taste in stylish frocks.
So while Tim knows that he has had sex with Mary multiple times, and we have been let in on that secret, she is oblivious.
It uses all the time travel stuff but without it feeling like it's a science fiction thing particularly or without it feeling that time travel can actually solve your life.