Raza, a young, second generation Pakistani man from East London, is coerced by Gabe, a Counter-Terrorism officer, to go undercover and inform for him. Gabe, who has a past he is unwilling to expose, is joined by Holly, his new and ambitious partner whose endless curiosity becomes threatening to him. As the central counterterrorism investigation heats up, the stakes for all three get higher and higher. Informer tells a story about identity in a world where lines are increasingly being drawn and sides are being taken. What happens when you, or your friends, family or neighbours fall on the wrong side of that line and the personal becomes political?
Raza Shar (Nabhaan Rizwan) is a young Pakistani whose family has been living in East London for two generations. Gabe Waters (Paddy Considine) - an officer of a counter-terrorist organization with a dark past, which he carefully conceals, forces Raza to work for him as inforner and become an undercover agent. Holly Morten (Bel Powley), the ambitious and curious Gabe’s partner, closely follows the relationship of the main characters.Read more »