When James Bond performed a death-defying motorcycle jump for No Time to Die in front of the cave home where her ancestors had lived for centuries, Dora Cappiello rushed to tell her 92-year-old father.
“One of the most spectacular scenes for the film was shot outside the place where my father was born,” she says, proudly. “I tried to explain what was happening but he didn’t really understand.”
His bewilderment is understandable. After all, Matera – clinging to a craggy hillside above a wild and barren landscape in southern Italy – is one of the last places Daniel Craig would be greeted with the words: “We’ve been expecting you, Mr Bond.”