Q: Is "Bus 44" a true story?
A: The script was inspired by a combination of an urban legend and news events.
Q: What was the film shot on?
A: It was shot on 35mm film stock.
Q: Why was the young man allowed to smoke on the bus?
A: Because back in 2001 when the film was shot, some long distance buses didn't enforce a smoking ban.
Q: Is there a significance to the number 44? Why Bus 44?
A: In Chinese tradition, the number four is considered to be an unlucky number, as it sounds like the same word for "death".