Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography.
She is best known for her role as Durochka in Andrei Rublev and as Ivan"s mother in Ivan"s Childhood. In 1954 she began to study at the State Institute of Cinematography (Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography) under Mikhail Romm. She was in the same class as Andrei Tarkovsky, whom she married in April 1957.
They divorced in June 1970.
Irma Raush played several roles in Tarkovsky"s early films. She played Ivan"s mother in Ivan"s Childhood in 1962 and Durochka in Andrei Rublev.
Foreign the latter role she was awarded the Étoile de Cristal in 1970 for best foreign actress. In 1970 she became a film director for the Gorky Film Studio.
After finishing her film career she began to write children"s books