Bus 44

Based on a true story, Bus 44 takes place on the outskirts of a small town and tells the story of a bus driver (Gong) and her passengers’ encounter with highway robbers. The Short film was written & directed by Chinese-American filmmaker Dayyan Eng in 2001, is a short film starring Chinese actress Gong Beibi and Wu Chao. The film won awards at Venice Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and was invited to Cannes Film Festival; the first time a Chinese short film won in all three festivals’ history. Bus 44 carries a universal theme that travels across all boundaries and societies, trespassing the dark side and bright side of human behavior.

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