Penelope and the Pig-Man

I haven’t seen Penelope yet (must I?) but am intrigued by the pig-nose gimmick. Clearly, this must refer back to the famous pig-man episode of Seinfeld (clip below) in which Kramer discovers a half-man, half-pig in a hospital. This scene in turn, as noted on several websites, pays homage to the human-pig hybrid experiments in [...]